Press Release: 2017 L.A. Conservancy Preservation Awards Application Now Available
Los Angeles, September 14, 2016 – The Los Angeles Conservancy is now accepting applications for its 2017 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, November 4, 2016.
This deadline reflects a new schedule for the awards. Instead of January, the applications will now be due in November to accommodate changing needs in the application and planning process.
An independent jury of experts in architecture, historic preservation, and community development will select the award recipients in January 2017. 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 the time of application.
Award recipients will be announced in February 2017 and presented at the 36th Annual Preservation Awards Luncheon at the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Wednesday, May 3, 2017.
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 Chairman’s Award for exceptional contributions. Past recipients of the Chairman’s Award include Clifton’s, architectural photographer Julius Shulman, the Los Angeles Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) Movement, and the J. Paul Getty Trust.
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