Press Release: 2016 L.A. Conservancy Preservation Awards Application Now Available
Los Angeles, December 15, 2015 – The Los Angeles Conservancy is now accepting applications for their 2016 Preservation Awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in the field of historic preservation in Los Angeles County. Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2016.
An independent jury of experts in architecture, historic preservation, and community development will select the award recipients. Submissions that illustrate the value and power of preservation are encouraged from across Los Angeles County.
Projects honored in the past have varied widely, from sensitive restoration, rehabilitation, and adaptive reuse projects, to groundbreaking advocacy and education efforts undertaken by individuals or groups.
Eligible projects must be located in Los Angeles County and must have been completed by December 31, 2015.
Award recipients will be announced spring 2016, and presented at the 35th Annual Preservation Awards Luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel following the announcement.
About the Preservation Awards
Since 1982, the Los Angeles Conservancy has honored excellence in the field of historic preservation through its annual Preservation Awards.
In addition to project awards, the Conservancy bestows a special President's Award for exceptional contributions. Past recipients of the President's Award include the City of Los Angeles Community Redevelopment Agency, architectural historians Esther McCoy and Robert W. Winter, and the Los Angeles Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) Movement.
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