Springfield Preservation Trust to Host Annual Preservation Awards
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Preservation Trust will host its annual Preservation Awards ceremony to honor individuals and organizations that help restore and preserve historic places in Springfield. The event is open to the public and will take place on Wednesday, May 17 at 6 p.m. in Center Court of Tower Square, 1500 Main St., Springfield. The recipients for 2017 are:
• 1104 Worthington Street LLC for sensitive additions to 1104 Worthington St.;
• Demetrios Panteleakis for the restoration of 38 Greenleaf St.;
• Neil Greene for the restoration of 43 Firglade Ave.;
• Three Palms LLC for restoration of 176 Florida St.;
• Colony Hills Neighborhood for advocating for the creation of the Colony Hills Local Historic District;
• The Commonwealth of Massachusetts for the exterior restoration of the Junior Officers Quarters at the Springfield Armory;
• The Springfield Redevelopment Authority for the restoration of Union Station;
• CRRC for saving and rehabilitating the Westinghouse Administration Building on Page Boulevard;
• Rod Sitterly for advocating for the creation of the Thomas Wason House Local Historic District; and
• Baystate Health for the saving and moving of 35 Pratt St.
In addition, the Edward Sims Award for Stewardship will go to Deborah Smith for 53 Dartmouth St.; the Robert Holbrook Award for Stewardship will go to Paula Schendledecker for 25 Green Lane; and the George Pooler Award for Stewardship will go to Robert & Patricia Triggs for 21 Greenleaf St.
Photographs of 2017 and previous award winners will be on display at Tower Square through May 21. Photo galleries of previous year’s awardees can be found online at springfieldpreservation.org/preservation-awards.