2015 C. Emlen Urban Award Recipients

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. Excentia, Lancaster City Susquehanna Center for the Arts, Columbia Wacker on Walnut, Lancaster City Warehouse 210, Lancaster City Fulton Theater/101 West King, Lancaster City 401 West Walnut, Lancaster City…

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2016 C. Emlen Urban Award Recipients

LEADERSHIP AWARD Presented to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated the vision, wisdom and perseverance to incorporate historic preservation in their long-range plans. Becky & Don Murphy, Cimarron Investments, LLC SUSTAINABILITY AWARD Presented to the owner of any historic structure or site that demonstrates a long-term commitment to conservation and building maintenance best practices to…

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2017 C. Emlen Urban Award Recipients

LEADERSHIP AWARD Presented to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated the vision, wisdom and perseverance to incorporate historic preservation in their long-range plans. David & Tierney Abel of Elizabethtown; B&D Builders (contractor); Tanglewood Solar & Electric LLC and Haldeman Brothers (subcontractors), The Star Barn SUSTAINABILITY AWARD Presented to the owner of any historic structure or…

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History of Columbia: 1738 Wright’s Ferry Mansion

38 South 2nd Street 1738 Wright’s Ferry Mansion, initially owned by the English Quaker, Susanna Wright, was built in 1738 on the 100-acre tract of land that she had purchased in 1726 when the area was isolated wilderness and still part of Chester County. It would be another three years before Lancaster County was formed.…

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The Trust’s Position on the Farmer’s Southern Market

The mission of the Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County is to advocate for the preservation of significant historic structures in Lancaster County. The Farmer’s Southern Market is a significant structure because of its unique architecture designed by C. Emlen Urban, Lancaster’s premier architect, and because the city government in 1986 believed it worthy of…

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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! LEADERSHIP AWARD 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…

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C. Emlen Urban Awards Dinner Registration 2019

2019 C. Emlen Urban Awards & Annual Meeting Registration Sorry, registration for this event is now closed. 2019 C. Emlen Urban Awards & Annual Meeting WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2019 (registration deadline October 25) Special Guest Speaker: Gregory J. Scott Partner Emeritus, RLPS Architects — 6:00 PM — Reception with Hors d’oeuvres & Cash Bar —…

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