2018 East Tennessee Preservation Awards - Now Accepting Nominations


Deadline for Nominations is September 12, 2018 (form below)
RSVP to attend by October 26 – Call 865.523.8008 Ext. 3 or email Hollie Cook

Knox Heritage and the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance (its regional program) are now accepting nominations for the 2018 East Tennessee Preservation Awards which recognize outstanding individuals, organizations, and projects contributing to historic preservation efforts within our sixteen county region. The awards will be presented on November 1 in downtown Knoxville at the East Tennessee History Center.

Everyone is encouraged to submit nominations of historic (50+ years old) residential or commercial projects that have been completed recently or nominate an individual or organization that has recently and significantly contributed to furthering historic preservation in our region.

Examples of eligible nominations include:

  • Corporate or civic leadership in preservation
  • Completed restoration of a historic home or commercial building
  • Preservation through continuing maintenance of a historic home or commercial building
  • Infill construction compatible with historic neighborhoods
  • Downtown and neighborhood revitalization programs
  • Exceptional volunteer service for historic preservation-related causes
  • Outstanding media coverage of preservation issues
  • Heritage tourism sites, programs or leadership

2018 Preservation Award Nomination Form
Press Release – 2018 Regional Preservation Awards

Knox Heritage and the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance work to preserve the structures and places with historic or cultural significance in Anderson, Blount, Campbell, Claiborne, Cocke, Grainger, Hamblen, Jefferson, Knox, Loudon, Monroe, Morgan, Roane, Scott, Sevier, and Union counties. ETPA partners with Knox Heritage to serve as the regional arm for preservation activities in Middle East Tennessee. For more information, please visit www.knoxheritage.org.

For more information, contact:

Hollie Cook
Director of Education and Technical Services
Knox Heritage and East Tennessee Preservation Alliance
P.O. Box 1242
Knoxville, TN 37901