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Camden Historic Landmarks Commission Awards

May 23, 2019

The Camden Historic Landmarks Commission recently celebrated local historic construction, rehabilitation, and architectural projects in town. 

The following certificates of recognition were distributed at the May 14, 2019 Camden City Council meeting:

Adaptive Re-Use of a Historic Property: 833 Broad Street - This award recognizes an outstanding renovation of a historic building for the purpose of using the structure other than the usual or intended purpose of the original building.

Renovation to a Downtown Historic Commercial Building: 1042 Broad Street - This award recognizes outstanding renovation efforts to the facade and interior of a downtown historic commercial building.

New Construction within a Local Historic Neighborhood District: Camden Elementary School, 416 Laurens Street - This award recognizes new construction projects that conform in height, setback, materials, color and overall appearance with the surrounding properties.

John S. Lindsay Historic Landscape Preservation Award: Holly Hedge Estate, 302 Greene Street - This award recognizes outstanding historic site restorations, appropriate historic landscape design, documentation of historic plant species indegenous to the site and educational efforts related to historic landscapes in Camden's National Register Historic Districts.

Preservation Excellence Award for Nonprofit Organization: Louise C. Proctor Hall, 2030 Lyttleton Street - This award recognizes a major contribution to preserving Camden's heritage by a nonprofit organization.

Restoration Excellence Award: Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 502 East DeKalb Street - This award recognizes a historic property that has had the facade restored to its original appearance or to the appearance of the property fifty years prior to the date of restoration.

Restoration Excellence Award: Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church, 1206 Lyttleton Street - This award recognizes a historic property that has had the facade restored to its original appearance or to the appearance of the property fifty years prior to the date of restoration.

Community Impact Award: Zemp Stadium, 509 Bull Street - This award recognizes a project with significant impact on the preservation of Camden's heritage.