Awards

The passion and skill embodied by John Canning & Company has been recognized by many in the industry, and we have received multiple awards and honors over the years, both for individual art conservation and restoration projects. Some of those projects include the Boston Public Library, Grand Central Terminal, Pennsylvania State Capitol, the Connecticut State Capitol, and for individual achievement – the Arthur Ross Award and the Connecticut Governor’s Award for Artistic Achievement.

2017 Bulfinch Award, ICAA New England Region
Saint Patrick’s Church, Lowell, MA

 

2017 Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation,
National Historical Park

Saint Patrick’s Church, Lowell, MA

 

2017 District of Columbia Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation, DC Preservation League
Cosmos Club, Warne Ballroom, Washington, DC

 

2015 Preservation Massachusetts Tsongas Award
St. Mary’s Hall at Boston College

 

2014 AGC of CT Industry Recognition Award
Cathedral of St. Patrick’s, Norwich, CT

 

2013 CT Trust for Historic Preservation Merit Award
Cathedral of St. Patrick’s, Norwich, CT

 

2013 Bulfinch Award, ICAA New England Region
Cathedral of St. Patrick’s, Norwich, CT

 

2013 Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award
Mayer-Loeb House, New York, NY

 

2013 Cambridge Preservation Award
Building 10, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

 

2012 Stanford White Award, ICAA New York Region
Basilica of St. John the Evangelist Church, Stamford, CT

 

2012 Preservation Achievement Award, Boston Preservation Alliance
St. Cecilia Church, Boston, Ma

 

2011 Merit Award, CT Trust for Historic Preservation
Restoration of Waterbury City Hall, Waterbury CT

 

2011 AIA Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture
The Academy of Music, Philadelphia, PA

 

2010 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Academy of Music Ballroom, Philadelphia

 

2010 Build Connecticut Award, Association of General Contractors
Hollander Foundation Center, Hartford

 

2010 Award of Merit, Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
Hollander Foundation Center, Hartford

 

2010 Dream Homes Awards, Classical Home of the Year
Private Residence, Brookline, Massachusetts

 

2008 White House Recognition
Secretary of War Suite Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, DC

 

2007 Honor Award for Historic Preservation, Historic Hawaii Foundation
Shangri La: A Center for Islamic Arts and Cultures, Honolulu

 

2007 Best Overall Restoration Project, AGC of Metropolitan Washington
Virginia State Capitol, Richmond Virginia

 

2006 National Preservation Award, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Trinity Church, Boston

 

2006 Citation for Restoration, Boston Society of Architects BSA/AIA
Trinity Church, Boston

 

2006 Grand Jury Award, Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia

 

2006 Preservation Award, Cleveland Restoration Society
Howard M. Metzenbaum Federal Building & U.S. Courthouse

 

2005 Honor Award for Architecture, AIA Institute
Hill Auditorium at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

 

2005 Palladio Award for Restoration & Renovatio, Traditional Building
Widener Memorial Library at Harvard

 

2004 Arthur Ross Award for Excellence & Leadership in the Art of Preservation & Conservation, The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

 

2004 Preservation of Victorian Heritage Award, Victorian Society in America Metropolitan Chapter
St. Michael’s Church, New York City

 

2004 Governor’s Arts Award for Artistic Achievement
Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism

 

2004 Designer of the Year for Connecticut, 50th Anniversary of Interior Design Magazine

 

2002 State Historic Preservation Award, Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
Stadium Theatre, Woonsocket

 

2001 Harleston Parker Medal, City of Boston and the Boston Society of Architects BSA/AIA
Boston Public Library

 

2001 Award of Merit, AIA New York State
Christ Church, Riverdale, NY

 

1999 Citation by Capitol Preservation Committee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania State Capitol Senate Chamber, Senate Minority Caucus Room, Mahogany Row

 

1999 Award of Merit, Restoration Project, New York Construction News
Radio City Music Hall

 

1999 Massachusetts Historical Commission Award
Boston Public Library

 

1998 State Historic Preservation Award, Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission
Rhode Island State House Rotunda

 

1998 Best of Awards: Restoration Project, New York Construction News
Grand Central Terminal

 

1998 Best Restoration Award, California Contracting
War Memorial Opera House, San Francisco

 

1997 Rhode Island State Historic Preservation Award
Rhode Island State Capitol Rotunda and House Chamber

 

1986 Regeneration Design Award, Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland
Abbot House Heritage Center

 

1995 Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation Award
Connecticut State Capitol, Senate Chamber and Hall of Flags

 

1993 Merit Award – Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion, Norwalk

 

1992 National Preservation Honor Award, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Michigan State Capitol Restoration

 

1992 AIA Tower Award, North Carolina
The Wickham-Valentine House, Richmond, VA

 

1991 Award for Outstanding Contributions to Historic Preservation, Connecticut Preservation Action
Connecticut State Capitol

 

1990 Michigan House of Representative’s Tribute 1990
Michigan State Capitol, House of Representatives Chambers and Senate Chambers Restoration

 

1987 Recognition for Contributions to Restoration, Connecticut Society of Architects, CSA/AIA

 

1986 Design Award 1986, Connecticut Society of Architects
Connecticut State Capitol, Senate Chamber Restoration

JOHN CANNING & COMPANY IS THE FOREMOST ARCHITECTURAL ARTS AND BUILDING CONSERVATION STUDIO IN THE U.S.