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Celebrate 2023 Historic Preservation Awards May 25

Celebrate 2023 Historic Preservation Awards May 25


May 17, 2023



Megan Snow, Media and Communications, msnow@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 219-7083


Celebrate 2023 Historic Preservation Awards May 25


The Tacoma Landmarks Preservation Commission will present the 2023 Historic Preservation Awards on May 25 from 6-8 p.m. at the Foss Waterway Seaport Museum (705 Dock Street).


The annual preservation awards recognize the critical work of community members to enhance and preserve Tacoma’s unique character through outstanding heritage related efforts. The awards and reception are free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments will be provided.


This year’s Historic Preservation Awards categories and recipients are:


Award Category

2023 Recipient

Special Recognition

Chandler O’Leary

Outstanding Achievement in Community Engagement

Downtown On The Go

Outstanding Achievement in Sustainability

Milgard Hall, University of Washington/Tacoma

Outstanding Achievement in Broadening Perspectives in Preservation

Tacoma Community Boat Builders

Outstanding Achievement in Housing

The Astor (Washington Building)

Outstanding Achievement in Partnerships in Preservation

Earthwise Architectural Salvage

Outstanding Achievement in Leadership in Preservation

Northwest Room of the Tacoma Public Library

Outstanding Landmark Nomination

Wright Park Condo Association, for the Virges Apartments, 720 6th Avenue

Outstanding Heritage/Legacy Business

Parkway Tavern, 313 N. I Street #1

Outstanding Achievement in Residential Renovation

Red Maple Apartments, 1122 N. 6th Street

Outstanding Achievement in Commercial Renovation

Howdy Bagel, 5421 South Tacoma Way

Excellence in Historic Preservation

W.W. Seymour Conservatory rehabilitation / Metro Parks Tacoma

Outstanding Career Achievement

Lane Sample


For more information, contact Historic Preservation Coordinator Susan Johnson at sjohnson7@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 281-7445.