2013 Preservation Awards


The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation held its 44th Annual Preservation Awards ceremony on Monday, June 3, 2013, at the historic Morton Theatre in downtown Athens. Preservation Awards Chair Paul Trudeau highlighted each award winner with a description of each project and a slide show presenting images that showed the improved properties before and after the work was done. With over 200 people in attendance, the ceremony was a resounding success!

Each year ACHF recognizes property owners who have gone above and beyond in caring for and fixing up their historic properties by giving out preservation awards for outstanding historic rehabilitations, grassroots preservation, community revitalization, and stewardship. Since 1969 the Foundation has given out a total of over 300 awards.  For more information on the Awards program, please contact Amy Kissane, ACFH Executive Director, at 706-353-1820 or achf@bellsouth.net.

Thanks to everyone who attended this year’s ceremony!

Outstanding Achievement Award to Kristen Morales and Neighbors, Buena Vista Heights Local Historic District Designation
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Outstanding Grassroots Preservation Award to Sarah and Todd Baker, Kathy Prescott, and Grady Thrasher, Friends of Legion Pool
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Outstanding New Construction Award to Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority, Thomas-Carithers House, 530 South Milledge Avenue, ELT Construction Services – general contractor
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Outstanding New Construction Award to Donald Scott, 378 Yonah Avenue,
Bork Architectural Design, Inc. – Architect
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Outstanding Publication or Program Award to Jerry Crawley, Roy Moseman and Johnny Kesler, “Growing up in Athens, GA” Facebook Page
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Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to Chris Peterson, Peterson Properties LLC, 290 Barber Street
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Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to UGA Office of University Architects, Memorial Hall
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Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to Chris Lloyd and John Barrett, 1195 South Milledge Avenue, Marker 7 Coastal Grill. Armentrout Matheny Thurmond – Architect, Josh Koon – Landscape Architect
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Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to Lorinda and Pete Crane, 297 Franklin Street, Nackashi Design + Construction Co.– General Contractor
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Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to Richard Hathaway and Michael Daniel, the Cheney House, 490 North Milledge Avenue
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Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to UGA College of Environment & Design, UGA Office of Sustainability, and UGA Office of University Architects, Jackson Street Building. LP3 Architects – Architect, Evergreen Construction – General Contractor
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Stewardship Award to the UGA Facilities Management Division, North Campus Fence
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Stewardship Award to First A.M.E. Church, 521 North Hull Street. Armentrout, Matheny, Thurmond – Architect, Hutton Vandiver Commercial Construction – General Contractor, Fletcher Roofing – Subcontractor
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President’s Award: Saving Historic Barrow School
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85-2013Phinizy Spalding Award: Kathy Hoard was a unanimous selection of ACHF’s Board for the Phinizy Spalding Award. In putting together the presentation, we reached out to two long-time friends and fellow historic preservation advocates, John Waters and Heidi Davison. These are excerpts from their tributes:

From John, “Kathy is and has been an inspiration to all those interested in preservation and the enhancement of Athens’ cultural resources. The significance of her efforts is much greater than most people realize. She is a role model for her fellow elected officials and that is just one aspect of why her support has been, and is, so vital to preservation.”

From Heidi, “Passion; tenacity; knowledge; a willingness to listen and consider all opinions; honesty matched with straight-forwardness; wit and sense of humor…are the magic weapons she wields in the heat of the battle! Kathy will wear out her shoe leather but never wear out her welcome.”

The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation would like to thank our event sponsors:
Jackson Spalding
Oneta Woodworks
Peterson Properties
Terrapin Beer Company
UGA College of Environment and Design