14th Adirondack Architectural Heritage Awards

On Friday afternoon, October 9, 2009, preservation enthusiasts gathered at the The Inn at Erlowest on Lake George to honor and celebrate the 14th Annual Adirondack Architectural Heritage (AARCH) Awards. Six awardees shared their stories of challenge and success, passion and purpose amongst a lively and engaged group of supporters and friends. In all of the awards, the stewardship committee seeks representative examples of long-term stewardship and committed preservation practice as well as sensitivity to the original function and period of each resource.

This year’s awardees include:

William Gates, for long-term stewardship of the Gates Homestead, Bolton Landing

Paul and Susan Provost, for long-term stewardship of Hemlock Hall, Blue Mountain Lake

Sekon Association, for long-term stewardship of Fish Rock Camp and Camp Calumet, Upper Saranac Lake

Thomas Finnigan III, for long-term stewardship of T.F. Finnigan Men’s Clothing Store, Saranac Lake

The Atkinson Family, for long-term stewardship of their home, Keene Valley

Bruce and Beki Pushee, for long-term stewardshp of the Old Mill Bed and Breakfast, Elizabethtown

The Adirondack Architectural Heritage Awards program welcomes nominations throughout the year from its membership and the general public. Help us spread the word about the good work going on in our region by nominating a project from your community.

For more information about our awards program and to obtain a nomination form, contact Ellen Ryan, Community Outreach Director, Adirondack Architectural Heritage, 1790 Main Street, Suite 37, Keeseville, New York 12944, 518-834-9328 or visit their website at www.aarch.org.

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