National Preservation Awards

National Preservation Awards

The National Preservation Awards, presented annually at the PastForward Conference, are bestowed on distinguished individuals, nonprofit organizations, public agencies and corporations whose skill and determination have given new meaning to their communities through preservation of our architectural and cultural heritage. These efforts include citizen attempts to save and maintain important landmarks; companies and craftsmen whose work restores the richness of the past; the vision of public officials who support preservation projects and legislation in their communities; and educators and journalists who help Americans understand the value of preservation.

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2018 National Preservation Awards

The nomination period for the 2018 National Preservation Awards is closed.

Award nominators and awardees will be notified throughout the summer. Winners will be announced to the public in November at the 2018 PastForward Conference in San Francisco, California.


2017 National Preservation Awards

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2016 National Preservation Awards

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