The Arkansas Preservation Awards have been given each year since 1981 to recognize important work being done to preserve and protect places of historic or cultural importance.
We hope you’ll join us on January 27, 2017 at the 2016 Arkansas Preservation Awards at the Albert Pike Masonic Center in downtown Little Rock to recognize Cheri Nichols with the Parker Westbrook Award for Lifetime Achievement .
2015 Arkansas Preservation Award Recipients
The Parker Westbrook Award for Lifetime Achievement was given to Ethel Goodstein-Murphree, PhD
The Excellence in Heritage Preservation Award was presented to the Quapaw Quarter Association
Awards for Excellence in Preservation through Rehabilitation were given to
The Award for Excellence in Preservation through Restoration was given for the Stone County Sylamore Creek Swinging Bridge, Mountain View vicinity
The Ned Shank Award for Outstanding Preservation Publication was given for Of the Soil: Photographs of Vernacular Architecture and Stories of Changing Times in Arkansas. Author Geoff Winningham and publishers Fay Jones School of Architecture and University of Arkansas Press were recognized with the award.
The award for Outstanding Preservation Advocacy went to Friends of the Historic White River Bridge
An award for Outstanding Achievement in Preservation Education went to the Arkansas Civil War Sesquicentennial Commission
An award for Outstanding Achievement in Preservation Education went to Beverly W. Rowe, Ph.D.
The Award for Outstanding Service in Neighborhood Preservation was given to Paul Dodds
The Award for Outstanding Personal Projects went to Matt and Whitney Foster
Special Recognition of Outstanding Stewardship was given to the Arkansas Historic Preservation Program’s County Courthouse Restoration Grant Program.