For their significant contributions to the community of Fayetteville and in appreciation of their contribution to Texas preservation movement, the winners are Clovis and Maryann Heimsath.
Heritage Education Award:
The San Juan Economic Development Corporation detailed the history of San Juan—and, for the first time collecting images of the city into an archival document—through the creation of a book, Images of America: San Juan (Arcadia Publishing Co.).
Texas Media Award:
Awarded to Hotel Galvez Centennial in recognition of its creation of a commemorative book, Hotel Galvez: Queen of the Gulf; the opening of a permanent Hall of History in the hotel; walking tours and community celebration, as well as the extensive collection of personal stories about the 100-year history of the hotel.
The following projects are awarded the Historic Rehabilitation Award for successful rehabilitation of a historic residential, commercial or institutional building or structure:
- Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) Police Headquarters at Illinois Station (Monroe Shops)
- McGarrah Jesse Building, former American National Bank Building in Austin. Listed on the 2009 Texas’ Most Endangered Places list
- Texas Quilt Museum, La Grange
Historic Restoration Award, recognizing historic residential, commercial, or institutional buildings or structures that have been restored to a selected period, went to:
- Harris County Courthouse, Houston
- Mission Nuestra Senora de la Purisma Conception de Acuna Interior Restoration and Mission San Jose y San Miguel de Aguayo, San Antonio
- University United Methodist Church, Austin
Additionally, Preservation Texas wishes to acknowledge the efforts of the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum for the preservation of the former Knights of Pythias Hall in Cuero. For the volunteer efforts to preserve the heritage of the region’s rich ranching legacy, PT awarded the Heritage Museum with a special commendation.