The National Trust for Historic Preservation has revealed the three winners of this year’s Richard H. Driehaus Foundation National Preservation Awards.
Projects from North Dakota, Los Angeles, and Chicago were selected as the best examples of adaptive reuse practices nationwide and presented alongside winners in five other categories at a special ceremony held online on November 4th as part of the PastForward National Preservation Conference.
Per the National Trust: “The Driehaus Awards are bestowed on distinguished individuals, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, and corporations whose skill and determination have given new meaning to communities by preserving their architectural and cultural heritage. The Driehaus Awards recognize efforts such as citizens saving and maintaining important landmarks, companies and craftsmen restoring the richness of the past, public officials supporting preservation projects and legislation in their communities, and educators and journalists helping Americans understand the value of preservation.”
The Nome Schoolhouse located in Nome, North Dakota
Angelus Funeral Home/Paul R. Williams Apartments located in Los Angeles, CA
Old Cook County Hospital located in Chicago, Il (cover image)
Héctor J. Berdecía-Hernández, awards juror and director-general of the Centro de Conservación y Restauración de Puerto Rico, added, “You have to be creative in the decision-making process, and for me the three projects really excelled in that sense.” He was joined by fellow jurors Robin Waites, the Executive Director of Historic Columbia, and architect Everett Fly.
Watch the National Preservation Awards ceremony in the video below. Timestamp
Learn more about this year's award winners and project details here.
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