Nominations for the 2019 Preservation Awards are now open and will be accepted through April 30. Go to the township website to download a nomination form.
Awards are presented in one of three different categories:
- Bricks & Mortar Preservation Award: This award recognizes excellence in the preservation and restoration of historic buildings, interpretation of architectural features and compatible design in new construction, and adaptive reuse of historic structures. Judging standards include architectural integrity and compatibility, successful adaptation or continued use of a historic structure, quality of construction, craftsmanship, and/or technical excellence. This award is presented separately to both residential and non-residential projects.
- Preservation Service Award: This award recognizes outstanding achievement in and support for furthering the aims of historic preservation in Montclair Township, including research, development, planning, advocacy, and local community leadership. Individuals, businesses, and organizations are eligible. All nominated individuals must live or work in Montclair.
- Preservationist of the Year Award: This award recognizes extraordinary contributions to the better understanding of the Township’s history and to the preservation of Montclair’s historic architectural fabric. The individual will be recognized for furthering public education of the town’s history and promoting its historic preservation through major projects, undertakings, offices or positions held, and the duration of the nominee’s significant accomplishments.
The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission conducts the Preservation Awards to highlight significant individuals, development projects and other historic preservation activity in the Township of Montclair. The 2019 Preservation Awards will be presented at the May 23, meeting of the Historic Preservation Commission.