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2012 ACHF Awards Summary

The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation held the 43rd Annual Preservation Awards and its annual meeting on Monday, June 4, 2012, at the historic Morton Theatre downtown. ACHF Executive Director Amy Kissane kicked off the Annual Meeting with the Year in Review and recognized incoming and outgoing board members. Following the group’s business meeting, Preservation Awards Chair Jennifer Lewis highlighted each award winner with a description of each project and a slide show presenting images that showed the improved properties before and after the work was done.

Each year ACHF recognizes property owners who have gone above and beyond in caring for and fixing up their historic properties by giving out preservation awards for outstanding historic rehabilitations, grassroots preservation, community revitalization, and stewardship. We also recognized outstanding publications and programs, and more. Since 1969 the Foundation has given out a total of over 300 awards at its annual spring meetings. Thanks to everyone who attended!

Check out some of the award winners below:

Excellence in Community Revitalization Award to Travis Burch, Jessica Rothacker, and Jimmy Wilfong for Heirloom Café at 815 North Chase Street

Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to Brian Holloway and Chris Holloway for The Volstead at 351 E. Clayton Street

Outstanding Rehabilitation Award to Athens‐Clarke County Leisure Services Department for the Morton Theatre, 195 West Washington Street

President’s Award to Wilmot Greene for the Georgia Theatre at 215 N. Lumpkin Street

To see all of the winners click here

Also, check out our photos from the event here

Tagged: achf awards, heirloom cafe, georgia theatre, morton theatre, volstead

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