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2017 DC Preservation Awards

2017 DC Preservation Awards

John Canning & Co. Wins Annual DC Preservation Award

(Washington, DC-May 24, 2017)  John Canning & Co. is pleased to announce they have won the 2017 Preservation Award for The Cosmos Club, Warne Ballroom.  The District of Columbia Office of Planning and Historic Preservation Office, in partnership with the DC Preservation League and the Daughters of the American Revolution, presented the 14th annual District of Columbia Awards for Excellence in Historic Preservation on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 in the historic DAR Constitution Hall.

Since 2003, the District government has honored over 225 outstanding projects, programs and individuals for exemplary work and commitment to historic preservation in Washington, DC. This year’s awards recognize 47 individuals, businesses, government agencies and local organizations.

This year’s awards are presented in the categories of Stewardship, Community Involvement, Design and Construction, HPRB Chair Award, State Historic Preservation Officer’s Award and Individual Lifetime Achievement Award

“We are fortunate in Washington to have great national monuments and dozens of historic neighborhoods.  There is strong support for historic preservation, and these awards give us a chance to honor some of the individuals and organizations who are helping to bring new vitality to DC in a way that builds on its historic character.”said David Maloney, State Historic Preservation Officer