James B. Recchie Design & Preservation Awards
Columbus Landmarks Foundation bestows seven annual awards for outstanding design, student, urban environment, person, patron & group related to Columbus’s built environment. Nominations are closed for the 2012 Awards. >>VIEW WINNERS
James B. Recchie Design Award:
This award honors excellence in urban design that can be reflected in historic or new buildings and places, additions to existing buildings, parks, public spaces and public art. This award celebrates projects that add to the distinctive character and improved quality of life of Columbus and the designers responsible for them.
Paul E. Young, Jr. Student Award:
This award is named in honor of Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s founding trustee and Ohio State University professor of architecture, Paul E. Young, Jr. The award honors a student or group of students for a program or project that has fostered discovery of a new dimension of the city’s architectural and historical legacy, while promoting the cause of historic preservation or improving the built environment.
Henry L. Hunker Urban Legacy Award:
This award was established in honor of Henry Hunker, Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s 2nd President and Ohio State University professor of geography, who had a special understanding of the urban environment from his education and work as an urban geographer. He understood that what we have today is the result of the physical, economic, social and cultural forces that have shaped our city. This award honors those who love and appreciate the urban environment, in its broadest definition, and work tirelessly to improve it.
Outstanding Person Award:
This award is given to an individual or individuals who have enhanced the cause of historic preservation and improved our built environment, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our community.
Dixie Sayre Miller Patron Award:
This award is named for Columbus Landmarks Foundation founding member and benefactor Dixie Sayre Miller and recognizes an institution or individual whose commitment and support has reached beyond the ordinary in the cause of historic preservation and improvement of our built environment.
Frederick J. Holdridge Outstanding Group Award:
This award recognizes a neighborhood, community group, or association that has significantly fostered the cause of historic preservation or improved the built environment, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our community.
James L. Keyes President’s Award:
This preservation award is selected by Columbus Landmarks Foundation’s President of the Board, honoring a person, neighborhood, community group or business for an initiative that has significantly fostered the cause of historic preservation or improved the built environment, thereby enhancing the quality of life in our community.