Lancaster, PA – A dozen properties that exemplify historic preservation excellence will be honored at the annual meeting and banquet of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County. The meeting will be from 6 pm to 9 pm on Tuesday, November 19, at the Hamilton Club at 106 East Orange Street in downtown Lancaster.
Properties being recognized are:
- Allegra Building (Lancaster City) – AFE Enterprises LP, D.A. Rotella Construction, Swartz Kitchens & Baths and Essis & Sons Carpet One Floor
- Cityscape Lofts (Lancaster City) – Shadow Lawn Enterprises, Cornerstone Design Architects, Providence Engineering Corporation and Ashlin Woods Carpentry Services, Inc.
- Col. Alexander Lowrey House /18th Century Georgian (Marietta) Richard D. & Victoria K. Trexler, David Estep Woodworking, Mark Pawling Masonry and River View Custom Contracting
- The Farm at Eagles Ridge (Pequea) – Richard Levengood Architect, White Horse Construction, D. H. Funk & Sins, LLC, and Betsy and Paige Herr
- Geten/Lepore/Mast Building (Lancaster City) – Tippetts/Weaver Architects, Inc., Geten, LLC, McSherry Engineering, Clayton Gerlach Construction and Eric Nordstrom
- Historic Poole Forge (Narvon) — Caernarvon Township-Lancaster Co. Supervisors and Staff, and Historic Poole Forge, Inc. Volunteers, Committee Chairpersons and Board Member Leadership
- Marietta Senior Apartments (Marietta) — Architectural Concepts, Caldwell, Heckles and Egan, Inc. and Community Basics, Inc.
- Mylin House (Willow Valley) — Willow Valley Communities, Historic Restorations, Stephen M. Daniels Electrical Contractors, Inc., J, K. Mechanical, Inc. and Inglenook Tile Design LLC
- Henry Zahm Rhoads Mansion/Sullivan Home (Andrew T. Scheid Funeral Home) (Lancaster City) – CCS Building Group, Lewis & Associates Architects, Sanchez & Associates, Inc., Haller Enterprises, Inc.,Two Dudes Painting Company, Your Estate Service, Inc., C.B. Dombach and the Sullivan/Frailey families
- Saint James Episcopal Church (Lancaster City) — MM architects, Inc., RGS Associates, Inc., Warfel Construction Company and Clair Brothers
- Siegrist Covered Bridge (Mount Joy) — Lancaster County Timber Frames, Inc., Rettew Associates, Inc. and Bulldog Construction
- Woodward Hill Cemetery (Lancaster City) –Wohlsen Construction and Derck & Edson Associates, LLP
“These properties represent the positive work that is taking place across Lancaster County,” said Lisa Horst, president of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County. “We are fortunate to have one of the largest inventories of historic buildings of any area our size in the country. Historic Preservation Trust volunteers are working to retain the historic character of our county because that character is one of the key attractions for visitors and residents alike. Everyone seems to love historic preservation once it has occurred. The Preservation Trust brings together property owners, municipal officials, developers and others to identify and protect homes, barns, bridges, mills and other structures that are historically significant.”
Tickets for the annual meeting and banquet are $65 per person for members of the Historic Preservation Trust and members of the Central Pennsylvania Preservation Society, and $75 for non-members. Tables of ten are available for $500. Tickets may be ordered by calling 717-291-5861 or sending an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 preserve and protect Lancaster County’s rich historic and architectural character through education, advocacy and direct action. 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.