The City’s Historic Preservation Commission and the Friends of Historic Preservation will host the 36th annual Historic Preservation Awards at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday  Jan. 17, 2019, in Meeting Room A at the Iowa City Public Library, 123 S. Linn St. 

Awards Details 

This recognition program acknowledges property owners, consultants, contractors, craftspersons, and community organizations for their preservation efforts and completion of historically appropriate projects. Properties  will be recognized in several award categories including, Paint and Exterior Finishes; Rehabilitation; and Additions and New Construction.

Light refreshments will be served beginning at 5 p.m. There is no cost to attend and all are welcome. 

For more information about the ceremony, contact Historic Preservation Planner Jessica Bristow at 319-356-5243 or

Learn More

To learn more about it historic preservation in Iowa City, visit, and listen to the new podcast 'Iowa City Matters.' The first episode will drop on Jan. 14, and discusses the role of historic preservation in Iowa City.

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Historic Preservation Award invitation

Date of publication

Wednesday, January 09, 2019