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Annual Historic Preservation Awards

25th Annual Historic Preservation Awards 

The Historic Preservation Commission is accepting nominations for the 2017 Highland Park Historical Preservation Awards. The Historical Preservation Commission sponsors the awards in order to recognize and encourage projects to preserve, conserve and protect buildings, objects, landscapes or other artifacts of historical significance of the historic homes in Highland Park.  

The 2017 Awards will recognize five categories: 
  1. Restoration
  2. Rehabilitation
  3. Adaptive Reuse
  4. Landscape Restoration
  5. New Construction.  

The 2015 winners included the rehabilitation and the Adaptive Re-Use of the John S. Van Bergen house at 660 DeTamble Avenue and a restoration of the 37 MacArthur Loop house in the Fort Sheridan historic area.

Nomination forms are available at the Highland Park Public Library or here online:
25th Annual Historic Preservation Awards - Nomination Form

Nominations are due to City Hall by Friday, October 27 and the Awards will be presented in December. 

For more information, please contact Lori Kosmatka, City Planner, at 847.432.0867 or