The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation recognized excellence in historic preservation around the state with its 2023 Florida Preservation Awards, announced during the 2023 Preservation on Main Street conference in Ocala.
The Florida Preservation Awards were given in conjunction with the Florida Secretary of State Main Street Awards as part of the Florida Preservation on Main Street Conference, co-hosted by the Florida Trust and the Florida Main Street program. Award nominations were made by the public with recipients selected by a jury from around the state representing a variety of backgrounds and experiences. Awards were granted in the categories of Restoration, Rehabilitation and Adaptive Use, Preservation Communications/Media, Organizational Achievement and the Sallye Jude Award for Resilient Preservation. Additionally, the Board of Trustees granted its President’s Award.
“We are delighted to recognize the remarkable achievements of this year's recipients of the Florida Preservation Awards,” said Florida Trust Board Immediate Past President Jenny Wolfe. “Their commitment to preserving our heritage is inspiring, and we extend our heartfelt congratulations to everyone involved. It is through such localized preservation efforts that we witness the true power and success of preservation.”