2018 National Preservation Awards

2018 National Preservation Awards

The National Preservation Awards honor the very best in preservation. Each year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation presents a select number of major awards at PastForward: the national preservation conference. These exclusive awards serve to educate and inspire, as well as raise the visibility of the preservation movement.

The National Trust encourages you to help us celebrate the very best in preservation by nominating projects, individuals, or organizations you believe deserve recognition through the National Preservation Awards. Read below to learn more about each award, and follow the links to learn how to nominate a project, individual or organization for a 2018 National Preservation Award.

The nomination submission period for the 2018 National Preservation Awards is now open. The nomination deadline is March 1, 2018.

Award Categories


Please note: the nomination period for the 2018 American Express Aspire Award for Emerging Leaders in Historic Preservation will be opening mid-January 2018. Join the mailing list to keep updated.