After 16 years of vacancy and being listed on local, state, and national endangered lists, The Statler is one of Dallas’ biggest preservation success stories. It was recently recognized as such by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
So it’s totally appropriate that the 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards will be held here next week, with keynote speaker Stephanie Meeks, President and CEO of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. This event is hosted by Preservation Dallas.
If you haven’t already purchased your tickets for the May 31 event, CandysDirt.com is giving away two tickets to this sought-after affair. Read on to find out how you can win!
The 2017 Preservation Achievement Award recipients include:
- Cupaioli House
- Gables Residential State-Thomas Brownstones
- Geotronics Building
- Hamilton Park Pavilion
- Highland Park Town Hall
- Jefferson Tower
- Lee Park WPA Roque Courts
- Mayflower Building
- Sidell House
- Typo Campus – 600 North Tyler Street
- Wheatland United Methodist Church
The awards ceremony will also include a tribute to Downtown Dallas Inc, as well as special recognition awards for contributions to preservation. Conley Group will receive the Craftsmanship Award, Dallas County Medical Society Alliance (Aldredge House) will receive the Stewardship Award, AIA Dallas will receive the Spirit of Preservation Award, and the National Trust for Historic Preservation will receive the Preservation Education Award.
The 2017 Preservation Achievement Awards begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, May 31, in The Statler, 1914 Commerce St. Reservations include valet parking, a sit-down dinner, and the awards ceremony. Tickets are $125 for members and $175 for the general public. General public reservations also include a Preservation Dallas membership. You can buy tickets by calling 214-821-3290 or clicking HERE.
To enter to win our drawing for one pair of tickets to the 18th Annual Preservation Achievement Awards, you must comment below telling us your favorite historic building in Dallas and why it caught your interest.
Only entries with valid email addresses will be considered. Comments must be left by noon on Wednesday, May 24, to be considered. The winner will be chosen through a random drawing and notified via email.