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Historic Preservation Award Recipients Announced

2016 Historic Preservation Award Recipients Announced


May 17, 2016



Gwen Schuler, Media and Communications, gschuler@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5152

Stacy Ellifritt, Media and Communications, stacy.ellifritt@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-2005


2016 Historic Preservation Award Recipients Announced


The Landmarks Preservation Commission will recognize excellence and dedication in local historic preservation efforts at the 2016 Historic Preservation Awards on Sunday, May 22, from 1 – 4 p.m. This year’s event is taking place at The Swiss Restaurant & Pub (1904 Jefferson Ave. in Tacoma).


The 2016 Historic Preservation Award recipients are:

  • Residential Renovation:
    Stephanie Goffin - 1415 N. Steele St.
  • Commercial Renovation:
    Foss Waterway Seaport - the Balfour Dock Building
  • Preservation Planning, Policy, or Initiative:
    University of Washington Tacoma
  • Landmark Nomination to be Recognized:
    Lari Ryan for the Nomination of 2702 N. Puget Sound - the Mead-Keyser House
  • Urban Revitalization:
    owntown On the Go - Walk Tacoma
  • Leadership in Preservation:
    Melissa McGinnis - Metro Parks Tacoma Historic & Cultural Resources Manager
  • Leadership in Preservation:
    Marie Hayden - Tacoma Historical Society’s Historic Homes of Tacoma Tour
  • Organization in Preservation:
    Team Totem - Eyes of the Totem

The event is free and open to the public. Complementary refreshments will be available and Historian Michael Sullivan will give a talk on Prohibition era Tacoma.


For more information, visit cityoftacoma.org/HPEvents or contact Historic Preservation Coordinator Lauren Hoogkamer at lhoogkamer@cityoftacoma.org or (253) 591-5254.