Published on January 31st, 2019 | by Millennium Magazine Staff0
Call for Entries! Historic Columbia is Now Taking Nominations for the 2019 Preservation Awards
Photo Caption: 2018 Adaptive Use Winner. Built in the aftermath of the Civil War, John C. Seegers’ and Christopher C. Habenicht’s saloon and brewery opened in late 1865. Today, the narrow, Italianate style building houses Lula Drake Wine Parlour, Pilates Bodies By Victoria and the Pastor’s Study.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Historic Columbia is now accepting nominations for its 2019 Preservation Awards. The deadline for nominations is Monday, Feb. 11.
Help Historic Columbia recognize the commendable efforts of citizens of Columbia and Richland County by nominating projects that fall into the following categories:
Historically significant structures restored to their original design and function. Recent recipients: Seegers-Habenicht Building, 4017 Kilbourne Road, 301 South Saluda Avenue, Nickelodeon Theatre
- Adaptive Use
Structures rehabilitated with
sensitivity to the historic fabric that function in a way that is different
from its original intent.
Recent recipients: Curtiss-Wright Hangar, Indah Coffee / Circa Barber Shop, The Grand / Robinson Building, The Parker Annex, Studio 2LR / Wilson Upholstery Building, The War Mouth, City Market Antique Mall
- New Construction in an Historic Context
New buildings in an historic
district adjacent to or within existing historic structures that complement the
Recent recipients: Green Tree House at Wavering Place, Shandon Presbyterian, South Carolina State Museum
- Preservation Leadership
Nominations in this category
will recognize an individual, corporation, governmental agency, community or
neighborhood association that has contributed to the advancement of historic
preservation in the region.
Recent recipients: Waverly Neighborhood Association, Derek Gruner, Rosie Craig, First Citizens, Martha Fowler
Nominations should be limited to projects completed within the last five years and located in Columbia and Richland County. Only completed projects will be considered. Nominations are due by Monday, Feb. 11. Recipients will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Wednesday, May 1. Nomination forms are available at historiccolumbia.org or by emailing LCarlisle@historiccolumbia.org. Click here for images from last year’s award ceremony.
About Historic Columbia Foundation:
In November 1961, a small group of individuals intent on saving the Ainsley Hall House from demolition officially incorporated as the Historic Columbia Foundation. Over the next five decades the organization, which was founded on the premise of preservation and education, would take on the stewardship of seven historic properties in Richland County. Today, the organization serves as a model for local preservation efforts and interpretation of local history. Visit historiccolumbia.org or find us on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram or YouTube.