National Preservation Awards

The 2015 National Preservation Awards Nomination Forms are now available.

Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award and Driehaus Preservation Awards

The National Preservation Awards honor the very best in preservation. Each year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation presents a select number of major awards. The Louise du Pont Crowninshield Award recognizes an individual’s outstanding lifetime achievement in the preservation field.  The Driehaus Preservations Awards recognize and celebrate the country’s best preservation projects—projects that highlight cutting-edge preservation approaches or technologies. These exclusive awards, given at the National Preservation Conference, serve to educate and inspire and raise the visibility of the preservation movement. To review the guidelines, eligibility requirements and learn how to apply, click here.

Trustees' Award for Organizational Excellence

The Trustees' Award for Organizational Excellence recognizes a nonprofit organization, large or small, that has demonstrated sustained and superlative achievement in historic preservation.  For information on how to nominate an organization for this award, please click here.

Information regarding other award categories will be posted here when available.

2014 Richard H. Driehaus National Preservation Awards

To see the list of the 2014 Richard H. Driehaus National Preservation Awards recipients and learn more about them, please click here

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Questions? Email Brendan McCormick at awards@savingplaces.org or call 202-588-6315.