Historic Ithaca Preservation Awards 20202020 Preservation Awards Nominations

Every year Historic Ithaca, Inc. presents awards for sensitive restoration and preservation projects within Tompkins County.  Any preservation, restoration, rehabilitation, or adaptive reuse project completed within the past two years may be nominated for an award in 2020. 

Old Jacksonville Methodist Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, NY

Old Jacksonville Methodist Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, NY

Elmira Savings Bank, Ithaca

Elmira Savings Bank, Ithaca

Nominations will be reviewed by a panel of preservation professionals and awards made based on such considerations as:

All nominations must be accompanied by a short narrative outlining work accomplished (see instructions below) as well as before and after photographs documenting the work accomplished. The panel will determine the maximum number of awards in each given year.

We encourage consultation with our staff before submitting an application, and we are happy to provide guidance in preparing the application. Awards will be presented at Historic Ithaca’s Annual Preservation Awards Ceremony in May of 2020.

New Bryant Park Garage, Ithaca

New Bryant Park Garage, Ithaca

Nominations must be received by mail at Historic Ithaca’s office, 212 Center St., Ithaca, NY 14850, or by email to christine@historicithaca.org by 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 and must include all information requested in the nomination form below.

For more information, please contact Christine O’Malley at Historic Ithaca, (607) 273-6633 or christine@historicithaca.org.

Click here to view the 2019 award winners.

How to Submit a Nomination

Click here to fill out the online Preservation Award Nomination Form.


Download the 2020 Historic Ithaca Preservation-Award-Application PDF to fill out and email with photos to christine@historicithaca.org.


Download, print, fill out, and mail the 2020 Historic Ithaca Preservation-Award-Application WORD DOC and photos to:

Historic Ithaca, 212 Center Street, Ithaca, NY 14850


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