2021 C. Emlen Urban Award Winners

Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County Announces the 2021 Recipients of their Annual C. Emlen Urban Awards The C. Emlen Urban Awards recognize people and projects for their efforts in preserving significant historic sites in Lancaster County. Lancaster, PA, October 2021 – Founded in 1966 to “stem the rapid destruction of historic properties in Lancaster…

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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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2018 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. Pamela Stoner, Samuel Slaymaker, and Deborah Smith for the Rock Ford Plantation’s preservation of the General Hand Mansion and their education on Lancaster history. Landmark Property Rehabilitation Award Presented to the owner…

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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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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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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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