Missouri Preservation Honor Awards
The Rozier Award
Named in honor of Elizabeth McReynolds Rozier, one of the founding members of Missouri Preservation and a noted Jefferson City Preservationist, the Rozier Award was established to recognize individuals who have made significant achievements in the field of historic preservation in Missouri. This is Missouri Preservation’s most prestigious annual award.
The McReynolds Awards
The McReynolds Awards, also named in honor of Elizabeth McReynolds Rozier, are given annually to individuals or groups who have made significant achievements in the field or are in the midst of a long-term preservation project. The McReynolds awards are among the most important awards given out each year by the organization.
Osmund Overby Award
The Overby Award was established in 2003 to recognize published works that contribute to the documentation and interpretation of Missouri’s architectural history. It honors Dr. Osmund Overby, Art History Professor Emeritus and former head of the historic preservation program at the University of Missouri, Columbia. Dr. Overby was a nationally recognized leader in historic preservation and one of the founding members of Missouri Preservation.
The Preserve Missouri Awards
Presented for the first time in 2000, the Preserve Missouri awards recognize outstanding efforts and projects. Suggested categories include, but are not limited to: Commercial Revitalization, Institutional/Civic Building Restoration, Neighborhood Revitalization, Residential Rehabilitation, Historic Landscape Preservation, Rural Preservation, and Preservationist-in-Action.
2018 Honor Awards
Have someone in mind for next year’s Honor Awards? Know someone who has worked hard in the preservation field or has recently completed a project?
The Missouri Preservation Honor Awards recognize excellence in the preservation of Missouri’s rich and diverse collections of historic resources. The awards are given to individual historic building projects, people and/or projects that have created or inspired synergy in historic preservation, published works promoting Missouri’s architectural history, and lifetime achievements in the field of historic preservation.
Fill out a 2018 Honor Award Nomination Form
Email or Mail it to:
Missouri Preservation/Awards Program
319 North 4th St, Suite 850
St. Louis, MO 63102
Nominations must be post marked by:
February 1, 2018