The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation announces its 2015 Call for Nominations for historic preservation awards, with a deadline for submitting nominations of February 28, 2015.
Those interested in nominating an individual or project for award recognition can view complete information on the 2015 Call for Nominations at the Florida Trust website.
Each year the Florida Trust solicits nominations for outstanding examples of preservation of architectural, archaeological and cultural resources in Florida. The winners of awards in a variety of categories are announced and celebrated each year at the Florida Trust’s annual conference.
The Florida Trust also chooses individuals to receive the Carl Weinhardt Award and the Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award, and introducing a new award, the Roy E. Graham Award. The Carl Weinhardt Award is given to an individual to recognize his or her significant achievements and leadership in non-governmental state historic preservation arenas. The Evelyn Fortune Bartlett Award is given to an individual whose life exemplifies the guardianship of Florida’s historic properties through philosophy and actions. The Roy E. Graham Award is given to an individual who has made a long-term contribution to the field of historic preservation education,ensuring that future generations understand the importance of preservation of the architectural, historical and archaeological heritage of Florida.
The Awards Recognition Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 8, 2015, during the 37th Annual Conference in Miami, Florida, followed by a ticketed reception honoring the award winners.