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Preservation Awards

Historic Annapolis recognizes property owners who have preserved and protected the historic fabric of their property and the historic district. Honoring developers, preservationists, and good stewards who continue to preserve the history and culture of Annapolis is a fundamental goal of this organization and its preservation initiatives. Annual Preservation Awards, honor those who have connected the history and culture of our city through preservation and good stewardship.

Each year in October at the Historic Annapolis Annual Meeting, awards are given to individuals, groups or projects that have exemplified dedication to the philosophy and actions of preserving our city through its architecture, design, and culture. If you would like to recommend an individual, group or project for Preservation Award consideration, please send the following information to preserve@annapolis.org:

  • Name of nominee
  • Address or name of property associated with nominee
  • Describe why your nominee is deserving of our Preservation Award
  • If possible, pictures of the property associated with nominee

2015 Preservation Award Recipients

The Sands House: Ann Jensen, Pete Chambliss and Jane Campbell-Chambliss

For their dedication to mainting the historic and architectural integrity of the Sands House, possibly the oldest home in the city, and ensuring that it can continue to be enjoyed by future generations. 

Maynard-Burgess House: David Jarrell, City of Annapolis Department of Public Works

For his and his teams dedication to preserving one of the most significant African-American heritage sites in the city. 

151 Main Street: Joe Rubino, Bill Greenfield, and Mark Hall (of Realistic Builders)

For their dedication to restoring the commercial main street structure to its original exterior facade. 

Maryland Paint and Decorating: Mark Coale

For his generous donations toward Historic Annapolis, which have allowed countless preservation projects to be possible including our Historic Marker Program, Hogshead restoration, Shiplap restoration, and Paca House restoration.