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Historic Kensington Armory was the scene of the first in-person Historic Preservation Awards since March 2019. Thanks to Mayor Tracey Furman and Town staff for hosting us, and to all attendees, nominators, judges, and other volunteers who collaborated in the event’s success. Special acclaim goes to co-producers Sandy Heiler and Kathie Mack for assembling recorded testimonies, photos, music, and presenters into a stunning movie that captures excellence in preservation and inspires others to undertake their own projects.

Congratulations to the 2021 awardees:

  • “The Folly” in Chevy Chase, for exterior restoration of an historic mansion and addition of a compatible pavilion, to owner Adrienne Arsht
  •  Wayne Goldstein Award, for preservation advocacy on behalf of Morningstar Tabernacle No. 88 Moses Cemetery in Cabin John, to Friends of Moses Hall
  • Michael F. Dwyer Award, for rehabilitation and preservation of the historic Montevideo Road Bridge in Poolesville, to Montgomery County Department of Transportation
  • Meem house in Gaithersburg, for exterior restoration of an historic residence, to former owner LeAnn Feiss and current owners Amy and Jarin Lopez
  • Woodend Sanctuary and Mansion in Chevy Chase, for installation of accessible walkways through the woods and around the mansion, to Audubon Naturalist Society
  • County Executive’s Award for restoration of the Pleasant View Historic Site in Quince Orchard and the resulting documentary “Finding Fellowship” to Rev. Gerard, Jason, and Kisha Green
  • Basil & Nancy Dorsey site at Sugarland, for an archaeological study of the historic home site, to Tara Tetreault, Suzanne Johnson, and Sugarland Ethno-History Project
  • The Montgomery Prize for more than three decades of contributions to local and state history and preservation, to Susan Cooke Soderberg, of Germantown

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