Downtown Dallas Historic Preservation Task Force to Receive 2016 Alamo Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that the Downtown Dallas Historic Preservation Task Force will receive its 2016 Alamo Award on February 18, 2016.  The Alamo Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit. The Alamo Award recognizes that not all preservation battles are successful. The award honors a… More »

Most Endangered Places Announcement 2/18 at 12:15pm in Wooldridge Park

Preservation Texas will name fourteen sites to its 2016 Most Endangered Places list tomorrow afternoon at 12:15pm in Austin. The announcement will be made at the historic bandstand in downtown Austin’s National-Register listed Wooldridge Square Park. Sites will represent major themes including rural farmsteads, log structures, historic neighborhoods along the Rio Grande, local public buildings, landmarks of the recent past, and modern Civil Rights era sites. The announcement is free and open to the public…. More »

Preservation Texas Announces Heritage Education Award for Preservation Dallas

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that Preservation Dallas will receive its Heritage Education Award on February 18, 2016.  This Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit. The Heritage Education Award recognizes outstanding heritage education programs and is open to individuals, organizations, curricula, programs or exhibits that… More »

Preservation Texas Announces Media Award for Preservation Documentary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that Restore, a documentary produced, directed and filmed by Mark Birnbaum, will receive its Texas Media Award on February 18, 2016.  This Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit. The Texas Media Award recognizes outstanding media coverage of historic preservation issues,… More »

Preservation Texas Announces Honor Award for San Antonio’s Bruce MacDougal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that Bruce MacDougal, executive director of the San Antonio Conservation Society, will receive the Truett Latimer Award on February 18, 2016.  This Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit. The Truett Latimer Award, named for the first state historic preservation officer… More »

Rehabilitation of Ellis Alley Buildings in San Antonio to Receive 2016 Honor Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that the rehabilitation of historic Ellis Alley buildings in San Antonio, Texas will receive a 2016 Honor Award on February 18, 2016.  The Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit. The Ellis Alley Enclave represents the remnants of the first African-American… More »

Reconstruction of Kiest Park Pergola in Dallas to Receive 2016 Honor Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that the reconstruction of the Kiest Park Pergola in Dallas, Texas will receive a 2016 Honor Award on February 18, 2016.  The Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit. In the 1930s, Edwin Kiest, publisher of the Dallas Times Herald newspaper,… More »

Conservation of Monument on Austin’s Mount Bonnell to Receive 2016 Honor Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 11, 2016 Austin, Texas — Preservation Texas, Inc. has announced that the conservation of the Covert Monument on Mount Bonnell in Austin, Texas, will receive a 2016 Honor Award on February 18, 2016.  The Honor Award will be presented at a special ceremony at the historic State Theatre on Congress Avenue in Austin as part of the Preservation Texas 2016 Summit. Mount Bonnell has served as a popular attraction since the… More »