On Wednesday May 6, the District of Columbia Historic Preservation Office, part of the Office of Planning, presented the winners of the 2015 Annual Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation at the DAR Constitution Hall. Sponsored in partnership with the DC Preservation League and the Daughters of the American Revolution, the event drew a crowd of over 500 preservationists, community activists, ANC commissioners and developers. The evening of honors was followed by a celebratory reception in the grand lobbies of the historic Constitution Hall.
“Since 2003, the District government has honored over 200 outstanding projects, programs and individuals for exemplary work and commitment to historic preservation in Washington, DC. This year’s awards recognize 44 individuals, businesses, District agencies and local organizations” noted David Maloney, State Historic Preservation Officer.
This year’s awards were presented in the categories of Public and Private Stewardship, Community Service, Creating Housing through Preservation, Innovative Design and Adaptation, and Lifetime Achievement. The HPO congratulates the 2015 award recipients.
Individual Lifetime Achievement Award: Sally Lichtenstein Berk
Sally Berk has been an SAH member since 1985 and a Life Member since 2006.
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