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Nominations Sought for Historic Preservation Awards

AURORA, IL - The City of Aurora's Preservation Commission is hosting its annual Historic Preservation Awards in May and currently seeking nominations of local property owners who have made significant structural improvements while maintaining the historic character of their building. 

Nominations are being sought for projects completed between January 1, 2016, and December 31, 2016. Eligible properties should be at least 50 years old or designated as historic by the City of Aurora. Builders or residents are urged to submit their own work or other projects warranting consideration.

The deadline to nominate is Monday, March 27, 2017

Winners will be named during the celebration of National Historic Preservation Month in May and in conjunction with the awarding of the 2016 Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Award by Landmarks Illinois to Aurora's Grand Army of the Republic building.

An official nomination form is available here or at:


Location: Aurora, IL


Release Date—March 13th, 2017