substantially improved historic properties, Leaders long-term impact

Nominations open for Maine Preservation 2021 Honor Award

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 12:45pm

The Maine Preservation Honor Awards celebrate excellence in historic preservation rehabilitation, craft, and leadership. Since 1998, Maine Preservation has recognized historic preservation successes across the state and celebrated the people that make them happen.

“The Awards program powerfully illustrates how adaptively using and updating vacant and underutilized historic structures is an essential ingredient for community revitalization and vigor,” said Maine Preservation, in a news release.  
Maine Preservation is now accepting nominations for its 2021 Honor Awards. The Honor Awards are open to: 

Projects that have substantially improved historic properties and been completed within the past three years or are scheduled to be completed by September 2021; and

Leaders who have made a long-term statewide impact on historic preservation.

To nominate a project for an Honor Award:
-Review the Project Nomination Guide and gather together the information and images needed. Project Nomination Guide

-Complete the online nomination form. Nomination Form

-Complete the project participants worksheet identifying all the firms you worked with on the project for recognition. Project Participants Worksheet

-Submit your project participants worksheet and supporting images to Maine Preservation,, with the subject line, “HA 2021 - [Name of Project].”
If you are interested in nominating a person, please contact Maine Preservation.
Nominations are due June 15, 2021.

The staff and Board of Trustees of Maine Preservation will select award recipients. Winners will be recognized in November. 
To learn more about the Honor Awards, and see past years’ winners, by visiting and scrolling down to the past winners section of the page. 
For more information and questions about the program, please contact, or 207.847.3577. 
Maine Preservation is an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit member-based statewide historic preservation organization, that promotes and preserves historic places, buildings, downtowns and neighborhoods, strengthening the cultural and economic vitality of Maine communities.