COLUMBIA, S.C. (April 23, 2014)—Join Historic Columbia this May during National Historic Preservation Month to celebrate the accomplishments of local architectural, construction and rehabilitation projects at the annual Preservation Awards Luncheon at 12 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 at 701 Whaley.
For decades Historic Columbia has recognized local projects that have maintained or added to the historical, architectural and cultural heritage throughout Columbia and Richland County by presenting recent preservation projects with awards in Preservation/Restoration, Adaptive Use and New Construction in a Historic Context.
The 2014 Preservation Awards Luncheon will be held from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 8 at 701 Whaley, a 2009 Preservation Award Winner. The full list of past Preservation Awards winners can be found at historiccolumbia.org.
“Preservation is the pillar upon which Historic Columbia was founded,” said Robin Waites, executive director of Historic Columbia. “The award-winning projects we’ll honor this year reveal a real interest in sustainability, creative design and sensitivity to the small and large features that make our community unique.”