Lancaster Newspapers will receive a 2014 C. Emlen Urban Award for Leadership from the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County for the company’s vision and investment in revitalizing historic buildings in downtown Lancaster. A dozen projects will receive C. Emlen Urban Preservation Awards for excellence in historic preservation. The projects and the individuals/organizations/companies that made them successful are:
- The Booking House (Manheim Borough) – Perron Construction, Inc. (owner and contractor), Bauman Bros. Concrete LLC, Commonwealth Fire Protection Company, Inc., Cloister’s Flooring America, Garden Spot Mechanical, Ken Martin Electrical, Koppenhaver & Associates.(structural engineers); Stellar Painting, Two Dudes Painting, Cornerstone Drywall Co., Zimmerman Construction LLC, Door Solutions, Fittery’s Masonry, Garaventa Lift (wheelchair lifts), Ralph Wilhelm Jr., Inc. (seamless spouting), Hershocks Inc.(windows/envelope system) and Select Security (security)
- Fulton Elementary School (Lancaster City) – School District of Lancaster (owner) and School Board, MM architects, inc. (architect), Fidevia (owner’s representative), Moore Engineering Company (commissioning engineer), Providence Engineering Corp. (structural engineer), Harbor Engineering, Inc. (site/civil engineer), Barton Associates, Inc. (mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection engineer), Metropolitan Acoustics, LLC (acoustical consultant), EHC Associates (asbestos abatement consultant), Lobar, Inc. (general contractor), Environmental Assurance Co. (asbestos abatement contractor), Jay R. Reynolds, Inc. (plumbing contractor), McCarty & Son (electrical contractor), MBR (mechanical contractor) and The Tri-M Group, LLC (integrated building and system consultant)
- The Harnish Farmhouse at Willow Valley Communities (West Lampeter Township) – Willow Valley Communities (owner), CCS Building Group (general contractor), Bernardon Haber Holloway (architect), Wolfe House & Building Movers (moving company), Gensler Architects (interior designer), Baker Ingram & Associates (structural engineer) and Rettew Associates, Inc. (civil engineer)
- Lancaster City Hall (Lancaster City) – City of Lancaster (owner) and City Council, Cox Evans Architects (architect), C. S. Davidson, Inc. (structural and civil engineer), Moore Engineering Company (mechanical, electrical and plumbing engineer), Caldwell, Heckles & Egan, Inc. (general contractor), Integrity Mechanical, Inc. (mechanical contractor), McCarty and Son, Inc. (electrical contractor), Vision Mechanical, Inc. (plumbing contractor) and S. A. Comunale, Inc (fire protection contractor)
- Lancaster Ironworks(Lancaster City) – Scott Graeber (developer), James A. Koppenhaver, P. A. (building engineer), Steve G. Snyder, P. E. (lot engineer), and Goody’s Home Design (drafting and design)
- Lancaster Train Station (Lancaster City) – Lancaster County Commissioners, Lancaster County Planning Commission, Lancaster County Transportation Authority, Amtrak (owner), ARRO Consulting, Inc. (consultants), Caldwell, Heckles & Egan, Inc. (contractor), Cooper Carry , Inc. (architect), Hammel Associates Architects, LLC (associate architect), DeSimone Consulting Engineers (structural engineer), Dewberry-Goodkind (MEP/environmental engineer) and Rettew Associates, Inc. (civil engineer/landscape architect)
- William Montgomery Mansion (Lancaster City) – Redevelopment Authority of the City of Lancaster (owner), Penn Square Partners (leasehold owner), High Associates, Ltd. (developer), Hammel Associates Architects (architect), Moore Engineering Company (MEP engineer), Whitney, Bailey, Cox & Magnani (structural engineer) and Becky Simeral (interior design)
- Neff-Rowe House (Strasburg Township) – Strasburg Restoration & Preservation, Inc. (developer), Hickey Architects (architect) and Greenebaum Structures, PC (structural engineer)
- Nolt’s Mill (East Lampeter) – John Stevens (owner), David Miller/Associates, Inc. (landscape architect and civil engineer) and Elam Beiler Construction (contractor)
- Providence Township Municipal Building (Providence Township) – Providence Township (owner) and Township Supervisors, Lewis & Associates Architects (architect), David Miller/Associates, Inc. (civil engineering), Paragon Engineering Services (mechanical, plumbing and electrical), Double Tree Structures (structural), Dolan Construction (general contractor), CMC, Inc. (mechanical contractor) and McCarty & Son, Inc. (electrical contractor)
- Steeple View Lofts (Lancaster City) — Zamagias Properties (developer), Landis Communities (project partner), EGStoltzfus Construction (general contractor), RGS Associates (landscape architect and civil engineers), LeFevre Funk Architects, Inc.(architect), Haller Enterprises (mechanical, plumbing and heating contractor), Miesse Candies (lead tenant) and Friendship Community (lead tenant)
- Steinman Lofts (Lancaster City) – Steinman Real Estate LLC. (owner), Pennsylvania College of Art and Design (tenant), Tippetts/Weaver architects, Inc. (architect), C. S. Davidson, Inc. (structural engineer), and High Construction Company (contractor)
Award recipients will be recognized at the 2014 Historic Preservation Awards Banquet on Tuesday, November 11, at the Lancaster Country Club. Tickets for the event are $65 for members of the Historic Preservation Trust or the Central Pennsylvania Preservation Society, or $75 for non-members. A limited number of tables for ten are available for $500 each.
The 12 award recipients will be recognized for preservation, restoration/adaptive reuse, community revitalization or master craftsmanship.
About the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County Founded in 1966 to “stem the rapid destruction of historic properties in Lancaster County,” the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County’s mission is to encourage and facilitate historic preservation countywide. The trust has been directly involved in preserving important Lancaster County landmarks and has provided advice, assistance and guidance in the protection of others. The trust is a member-supported, 501(c)3 non-profit organization located in the historic Sehner-Ellicott-von Hess House (1787) at 123 North Prince Street in downtown Lancaster. Visit www.hptrust.org for additional information.