Knox Heritage Announces 2016 Preservation Awards

Knox Heritage held its Annual Meeting and Preservation Awards on Thursday evening, November 3, at the Bijou Theatre. The meeting, led by Knox Heritage Board President Rick Blackburn and Executive Director Kim Trent, featured celebrity guest and speaker Jeff Devlin, host of DIY Network’s Stone House Revival. Over 100 Knox Heritage members, award honorees, and special guests gathered to celebrate the successful year of the non-profit historic preservation organization and to recognize the best in preservation within Knox County.

The 2016 award winners are as follows:

Preservationist of the Year

Becky Wade

Sprit of Kristopher Award

Bill Hodges & Caty Hodges

The Greystone Award

The Blount Mansion Association

Knox County Mayor Award

Justin & Kristin Bailey

Powell Depot – 1715 Depot Drive, Powell

Mayor of Knoxville Award

Bill & Caty Hodges

Kennedy-Baker-Walker-Sherrill House – 9320 Kingston Pike

Volunteer of the Year

Jeff Wilke

Media Award

Knox County Public Library Foundation

“From Paper to Pixels”

Fantastic Fifteen

City of Knoxville/Elizabeth Eason Architecture

Lakeshore Administration Building/5930 Lyons View Pike (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Dewhirst Properties

The Mill & Mine/227 W. Depot Avenue (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Caesar & Dorothy Stair

Hilltop/5617 Lyons View Pike (Preservation Stewardship)

Sallie Namey

924 Southgate Road (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Kevin Nelson

2027 Washington Avenue (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Barry & Debra Frame/F.E. Trainer Construction

3940 Kenilworth Drive (Compatible Infill)

Sean & Sara Alsobrooks/Patricia Smith

Makers Donuts/804 Tyson Street (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Hatcher Hill & Associates GP

The J.C. Penney’s Building/416 S. Gay Street (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Mark & Pierce LaMacchia/Fourfold Purchase GP

K Brew/1138 N. Broadway (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Laura Cole/Open Door Architecture

801 Eleanor Street (Preservation Stewardship)

Mike & Jessica Rodocker

2140 Island Home Blvd (Preservation Rehabilitation)

JHD, LLC/McCarty Holsaple McCarty

The Daniel/118 W. Jackson Avenue (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Dewhirst Properties

The Saloon Building/107 W. Depot Avenue (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Jeffery & Patricia Nash/Studio 4 Design/R2R Studio LLC

Patricia Nash Flagship Store/1132 N. 6th Avenue (Preservation Rehabilitation)

Word of Faith Christian Center, Inc.

2204 Linden Avenue (Preservation Rehabilitation)