Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Covington HPO seeks nominations for River Cities awards

The City of Covington Historic Preservation Office is seeking nominations for the 2010 River Cities Historic Preservation Awards, an annual celebration of the outstanding efforts to preserve and maintain historic properties throughout the cities of Covington, Newport, and Bellevue.

Projects, which must have been completed during the 2009 calendar year and be located in Covington, can be nominated in the categories of exterior restoration-residential, exterior restoration mixed-use/commercial, rehabilitation-residential, rehabilitation-mixed-use/commercial, adaptive re-use, project excellence, and stewardship.

Nominees will be judged by city staff and the Urban Design Review Board on design sensitivity, best practices, degree of difficulty, and overall impact.

Applications will be accepted through April 26 at 4:30 P.M.

Nomination forms are available here (PDF). For more information, contact Covington Historic Preservation Officer Beth Johnson at (859) 292-2171.

The awards will be presented on May 27 in Bellevue. No date or time has been set.

Bellevue and Newport also will select winners in each of the seven categories.

Image: Anchor Properties, 128 E 2nd Street, 2009 winner for adaptive re-use. Photo taken before project completion.

Previous reading on BC:
River Cities Preservation Awards next Wednesday (5/14/09)
Covington accepting nominations for preservation awards (3/14/08)