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City of Reno seeking nominations for 2019 Historic Preservation Awards

Post Date:03/18/2019 2:34 PM

The City of Reno’s Historical Resources Commission is seeking nominations for its annual awards program for outstanding achievements in Historic Preservation. The nomination deadline is Friday, April 5, 2019.

Awards are given in six categories. Two categories — Distinguished Service and Advocate — are given to an individual or group. Three categories recognize outstanding work related to the preservation of Residential or Non-Residential properties and Historic Landmarks. The final category honors an outstanding Historical Project, such as a publication, research project, media production or other initiative.

The Historical Resources Commission first introduced its Historic Preservation Awards in 1997. Previous recipients include The Chism House, Lake Mansion, neon sign collector and restorer Will Durham, the Historic Reno Preservation Society (HRPS) and The Depot.

This year’s recipients will be announced and recognized by the City of Reno in May as part of Nevada's Historic Preservation and Archaeological Awareness Month.

The nomination form, detailed descriptions of the six categories, and a complete list of past recipients are available at For more information, email Brooklyn Oswald at

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