Historic Preservation Awards

2016 Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony!

The Richmond Historic Preservation Commission and the National Park Service invite you to attend the Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony honoring this year's award recipients. The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 5:30 PM in the Richmond City Council Chambers located at 440 Civic Center Plaza in Richmond. The ceremony will be followed by a reception at the Richmond Art Center, catered by the Contra Costa College Culinary Department.

The purpose of the awards program is to increase public awareness of Richmond’s heritage by recognizing individuals, organizations, businesses, and agencies whose contributions demonstrate outstanding commitment to excellence in historic preservation, local history or promotion of the heritage of the City.

The Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce this year's Historic
Preservation Award recipients are:

  • Rosemary Corbin and Jennie Alexich, for Creating the WWII Home Front Quilt Challenge
  • The East Brother Wickies, for Their Stewardship of East Brother Light Station
  • Ryland Construction, for Rehabilitating the Historic Home at 221 East Scenic Avenue
  • Point Richmond History Association, for Promoting the History of Richmond Through Its Museum and Newsletter
  • The City of Richmond, The Rosie the Riveter Trust, The Richmond Convention & Visitors Bureau, The Spirit of ‘45, and The Rosie the Riveter/WWII Home Front National Historical Park, for Sponsoring the Rosie Rally
  • Jan Brown, National Park Service Home Front Award, for her Body of Work Over Many Years Supporting the Rosie the riveted Park

Feel free to download the Historic Preservation Awards ceremony invitation and help spread the word. Contact Jonathan Malagon, Planner II, at (510) 620-6887 or jonathan_malagon@ci.richmond.ca.us with any questions. 

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