Historic Preservation Awards

The Village of Wilmette Historic Preservation Commission is requesting nominations for its Annual Historic Preservation Awards Program. Nominations are open to residential, commercial, public and religious buildings as well as landscapes within the village limits. Nominations are not required to be submitted by the property owner.

Nomination categories are:

Stewardship Awards acknowledge property owners of five years or longer who have retained the historic appearance of their property.

Restoration Awards acknowledge projects in which a building, garden or landscape has been returned to its historic appearance. The restoration of an interior space will also be eligible.

Rehabilitation Awards acknowledge projects in which repairs and alterations to a building, garden or landscape are sensitively designed to retain the property’s historic character.

Landscape Conservation Awards acknowledge homeowners who have made thoughtful efforts to protect and retain legacy, canopy trees during construction.

Sympathetic Addition Awards acknowledge alterations or additions to existing structures which are sensitive to their historic character.

Streetscape Compatibility Awards acknowledge exceptional examples of new construction which are sympathetic to the historic character of their neighborhoods or settings.

The nominated sites will be judged by a panel of preservation professionals and the winners will be honored at a special award ceremony co-sponsored with the Wilmette Historical Museum on Thursday, May 30th. Nomination forms are available here and at Village Hall. Completed nominations must be submitted by Friday, March 29, 2019. For more information, please contact Kate McManus at 847-853-7522 or email mcmanusk@wilmette.com.

2018 Historic Preservation Award Recipients
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!