MPI Preservation Awards

Montgomery Preservation Awards Montgomery Preservation and Save Our Seminary invite you to attend the 2013 Historic Preservation Awards program and to personally meet the nine recipients of this year’s awards. This year we will honor Peggy Erickson (outstanding leadership, creativity and public outreach on behalf of Montgomery County’s newly created Heritage Tourism initiative), the owners of Retirement Farm (stewardship), four residential restorations in Forest Glen and Takoma Park, Montgomery Modern Web Site (special achievement in education/media), and an addition to a historic residence in Kensington. The Montgomery Prize will be presented to Clare Lise Kelly in recognition of her 25 years of exemplary professional and public service toward protecting County historic resources. To RSVP for this event. please email: awards@montgomerypreservation.org.

Clare Kelly The Montgomery Prize will be presented to Clare Lise Kelly.

Retirement Farm House The 1843 Retirement Farm house was restored to its original fieldstone exterior by its present owners.

Peggy Erickson Peggy Erickson will be reconized for outstanding leadership, creativity and public outreach.

Dutch Windmill
One of three Seminary houses rehabbed by private owners

 

 

 

 

Advocacy

Letter to Council President Rice and Members of the County Council, March 13, 2014 from MPI President Eileen McGuckian
FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING RECORD, PARKS PROPERTIES – 2/25/14-3/14/14
This additional submission for the public hearing record addresses all of the nomina-tions of park-owned properties for historic designation. In the three minutes allocated for oral testimony, Montgomery Preservation Inc. (MPI) could not adequately present the rationale behind the unanimous support of its Board of Directors for all eight properties. ...
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Letter to Council President Rice and Members of the County Council, March 12, 2014 from MPI President Eileen McGuckian
FOR THE PUBLIC HEARING RECORD, WHEATON YOUTH CENTER – 2/25/14-3/14/14 Montgomery Preservation Inc. (MPI) welcomes your concern about funding for maintenance of County-owned historic resources; it is indeed a major lack in the budget. Nonetheless, MPI asks for flexibility, that you keep the Wheaton Youth Center (WYC) standing and in full use as the new facility design goes forward over the next two years. ...
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Support MPI

There are many ways you can support MPI's preservation efforts. Become a member of MPI or donate to the Wayne Goldstein Memorial Fund or the Robert P. Davis Memorial Fund.