Historic Preservation Awards

2018 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 Monday, May 21, 2018 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:

Sandi Genser-Maack, for her Relentless Preservation of Richmond History

Alten Construction, Inc., for Adaptive Reuse of the Historic National Oil Products Company Vitamin Factory to Alten Construction, Inc.’s Headquarters

Melinda McCrary, for Spearheading the Rescue of a Priceless Victor Arnautoff Mural and Fostering New Participatory, Community- Centered Programs at the Richmond Museum of History

Nystrom Elementary School, for the Rehabilitation and National Register Designation of Nystrom Elementary School

Feel free to download the Historic Preservation Awards ceremony invitation and help spread the word. Contact Jonelyn Whales, Senior Planner, at (510) 620-6785 or at jonelyn_whales@ci.richmond.ca.us with any questions.