Historic Preservation Awards Program
Deadline for submission: March 26, 2015
Since 1998 the City of Mesa has recognized citizens
for outstanding efforts in the community who through skill and
determination have given value and meaning to Mesa through historic
The 2014 recipients were honored at the City
Council meeting in June.
Beginning February 4, 2015, the Historic Preservation Board (HPB)
will begin soliciting nominations from the public for the City of
Mesa’s Historic Preservation Awards for Outstanding Achievement.
The request for nominations is advertised on Mesa Channel 11 and
through the media via press release.
Click on the link to the Guidelines & Nomination Form at the top
of page to
print and submit your nomination form. The forms are also
available at the Historic Preservation Office, Mesa Public Library,
Arizona Museum of Natural History, or the Mesa Historical Museum.
Any person can submit a nomination by following the guidelines in
the packet. Nominations must be received at the City of Mesa's Historic
Preservation Office by March 26, 2015 (by 6
The HPB will begin review and consideration of nominations at their
regular meeting in April. The award recipients will be
selected based on the AWARD CRITERIA.
The recipients will be notified in writing.
At one of the televised June meetings of the City Council,
the Historic Preservation Board makes a presentation highlighting
the Historic Preservation Awards and, with the assistance of the
Mayor and Council, honors the Award recipients.
Please see the Guidelines &
Nomination form for the full list of past awards.
2014: Donna Benge -
Individual Lifetime Achievement; Petar and Shelly Nikolich -
Rehabilitation & Restoration; Walter "Dutch" Duering - Archaeology,
Education & Outreach, and Individual Lifetime Achievement
2013: Arizona Museum of
Natural History - Archaeology, and Education & Outreach for Mesa
Grande Cultural Park; Mesa Preservation Foundation - Rehabilitation
& Restoration for Diving Lady Historic Neon Sign
2012: Mesa Dr. Martin
Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and the Mesa Association of
Hispanic Citizens – Adaptive Restoration and Reuse (Alston House);
Mesa Preservation Foundation – Activism and Education; Ron Peters –
Contribution to Restoration (Alston House), “Save the Train”
Committee – Activism and Education
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Mesa, AZ 85201
PO Box 1466
Mesa, AZ 85211
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