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2016 Preservation Achievement Awards

Preservation Dallas presented the 17th Annual Preservation Achievement Awards on May 3, 2016 at the historic Arlington Hall at Lee Park. The awards recognized outstanding development of Dallas’ historic buildings and places, as well as the people that contribute to the city’s history.

Click through our photo album of the winners and ceremony below!


2016 Preservation Achievement Awards

Special Tribute

This year’s awards included a special tribute to the Meadows Foundation for its tremendous impact on Dallas and support of non-profits for over 65 years! Our Master of Ceremony for the evening was Dr. Mark A. Roglán, The Linda P. and William A. Custard Director of the Meadows Museum and Centennial Chair in the Meadows School of the Arts. Click on the video below to hear the story of the Meadows Foundation and its work.

2016 Award Recipients

Preservation Dallas gave Preservation Achievement Awards to the following projects:

  • Canon’s English Village
  • Caruth Homeplace Curing Shed
  • Continental Avenue Bridge Park
  • Dallas Firefighters Museum
  • Lone Star Gas Lofts
  • LTV Tower
  • McFarlin Auditorium at SMU
  • MKT Depot and Flatcar at Dallas Heritage Village
  • Renner Methodist Church Bell (Farmers Branch Historical Park)
  • 211 North Ervay
  • Liberty Bank Building
  • Woolworth Building
  • 307 North Winnetka
  • 315 North Montclair
  • 6001 Swiss Avenue

Gail Thoma Patterson Award

This year's Gail Thoma Patterson Award goes to the Sharrock Cabin project.

Special Recognition Awards

In addition, special recognition awards for contributions to preservation were presented.

Craftsmanship Award

  • Ron Siebler


Stewardship Award

  • Lee Park & Arlington Hall Conservancy


Spirit of Preservation Award

  • Dallas Morning News


Preservation Education Award

  • Mark Birnbaum


Dallas Conservancy Award

  • Posthumously awarded to Neil Emmons


Dorothy Savage Award

  • Daron Tapscott

Several videos on the award projects submitted by the project affiliates or owners are below:

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