2019 C. Emlen Urban Award Recipients
The Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County would like to congratulate this year's winners of the prestigious C. Emlen Urban Award. Please help us celebrate their accomplishments!
Presented to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated the vision, wisdom and perseverance to incorporate historic preservation in their long-range plans.
Mark Platts and the Susquehanna National Heritage Area for their dedication to preservation in Lancaster and York Counties
LANDMARK PROPERTY REHABILITATION AWARD
Presented to the owner of any landmark historic structure that demonstrates a long-term commitment to conservation and building maintenance best practices to maintain historic significance.
The Masonic Villages at Elizabethtown for their Grand Lodge renovations
Pamela Lyons-Neville for the conservation of the Conguegos house and grounds
Presented to the owner of any historic structure or site that demonstrates a long-term commitment to conservation and building maintenance best practices to maintain historic significance.
Gordon Nell & Family for their restoration work in the village of Maytown
Presented for projects that comply with local, state or national standards for preservation, rehabilitation or restoration of a historic structure or site.
The Central Market Trust for the restoration of Central Market’s roof
Presented to a journalist or educator who has shown extraordinary support for historic preservation in Lancaster County.
Thomas Foster Hermansader for enlightenment of Lancaster’s historic sites and architecture through his art and education.
ADAPTIVE RE-USE AWARD
Presented for projects that re-use a historic structure, site or portion of a building for purposes other than it was originally built.
Chris and Michelle Simon for their conversion of an old Amish barn into their family’s home
Kate and Andrew Martin for Shot & Bottle located in the W.W. Greist Building
COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION AWARD
Presented for projects that enhance a historic district or community that includes historic buildings and improves the quality of life in the neighborhood.
Ian Ruzow and Mike O’Brien from the Oak Tree Development Group for their work on the Wilbur Chocolate Factory Project
MASTER CRAFTSMAN AWARD
Presented for meritorious efforts to save a historic structure through master level building skills and knowledge.
Stephen M. Daniels Electrical Contractors for their work on the Saint James Episcopal Church