Orchids and Onions Archive

Learn more about projects and individuals recognized by preservation Idaho since 1977

Since 1977, Preservation Idaho has hosted the annual Orchids & Onions Awards, a ceremony designed to celebrate those individuals and organizations that have made a positive contribution to historic preservation, and in turn, to bring awareness to those projects which have shown an insensitivity to historic preservation.
Projects with links for more information will lead you to the Idaho Architecture Project or other relevant websites.
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2017

Excellence in Historic Preservation

  • Fremont County Courthouse, St. Anthony

Contribution to Historic Preservation

  • The Vault (formerly Bank of Meridian), Meridian - Josh Evarts for restoration and revitalization for Downtown Meridian
  • The Sturiale Place, Boise - Rita Sturiale for Saving and Restoring the Wood House, originally constructed in Boise's Central Addition.
  • The Jones Place, Boise - Frank and Kathy Eld for Saving and Restoring the Jones House, originally constructed in Boise's Central Addition.

Cultural Heritage Preservation

  • The Garage Cafe, Notus

Friend of Preservation

  • Alan Minskoff, Boise
  • Judge Walker, Fremont County, Rigby

Distinguished Preservationist

  • Belinda Davis, State Historic Preservation Office, Boise

Heritage Stewardship

  • Lou Lunte, The Nature Conservancy, Ketchum

Scott Chandler Award for Excellence in Craftsmanship

  • Greg Marsters, Custom Plaster, Boise

2018

Excellence in Historic Preservation

Contribution to Historic Preservation

Cultural Heritage Preservation

Heritage Stewardship

Friend of Preservation

Distinguished Preservationist

Scott Chandler Award For Excellence in Craftsmanship

Onion

 

2016

Contribution to Historic Preservation

  • Thomas Memorial Gymnasium, Kimberly
  • John Enboe House / Peterson Residence, Boise
  • Historic Ada County Courthouse, Boise

Preservation-Sensitive New Construction

  • St. John's Cathedral Parking Lot and Playground, Boise

Cultural Heritage Preservation

  • Minidoka Guard Tower, Jerome - Cole Architects and Boise State University Construction Management Department, and Frends of Minidoka for reconstruction of a Guard Tower
  • Those Big Old Barns, Twin Falls - Mychel Matthews for newspaper story and interactive tour.

Heritage Stewardship

  • Teater's Knoll, Bliss - Henry Whiting for thoughtful preservation, stewardship, and preservation-sensitive new construction in ownership of Idaho's only Frank Lloyd Wright designed building.
  • Nez Perce Clearwater National Forest, Kooskia - Cindy Schacher and the 2015 Fire Management Team for careful fire preparation to protect significant historic forest resources.

Friend of Preservation

  • Barbara Dawson, Boise

Distinguished Preservationist

  • Mary H. Williams, Hamilton, MT

Special Recognition

  • Dan Everhart, Boise

Onion

  • Jefferson County Courthouse, Rigby

2015

    Excellence in Historic Preservation

    • Northern Pacific Railway Depot, Sandpoint
    • Balancing Rock Patrol Point, Clearwater County
    • LDS Tabernacle, Montpelier
    • Owyhee Hotel, Boise

    Contribution to Historic Preservation

    • Nesbit-Tanner House, Sandpoint
    • Smit-Hart Building, Idaho Falls
    • Norton House, Boise
    • St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Sandpoint

    Cultural Heritage Preservation

    • Meridian Historic Walking Tour, Meridian

    Heritage Stewardship

    • Blaine County Boarad of Commissioners, Hailey
    • Intermountain Gas Company, Boise

    Distinguished Preservationist

    • Keith Jones, Boise
     

    2013

      Excellence in Historic Preservation

      • 12th Street Bungalow, Idaho Falls

      Contribution to Historic Preservation

      • Stoddard House Restoration, Silver City
      • O.E. Bell Building, Idaho Falls

      Cultural Heritage Preservation

      • Trailing of the Sheep Festival / Livestock Driveway, Hailey

      Heritage Stewardship

      • Our Lady of Heaven Catholic Church, Oreana

      Distinguished Preservationist

      • Julie Braun Williams, Idaho National Laboratory, Arco

      Friend of Preservation

      • Father Gerald Funke, Nampa

      2014

        Excellence in Historic Preservation

        • Building No 33 Renovation, Fort Boise
        • Kress Building, Idaho Falls
        • Oregon Trail Memorial Bridge Rehabilitation, Boise

        Contribution to Historic Preservation

        • Gasser House, Pocatello
        • Rathbun-Forney House, Boise
        • Sandpoint Events Center, Sandpoint

        Cultural Heritage Preservation

        • Boise Sesquicentennial Celebration, Boise
        • Chief Theater Sign Restoration, Pocatello
        • Jacobs-Uberuaga House Well Preservation Project, Boise
        • Treasure Valley Coffee Warehouse Reuse, Twin Falls

        Heritage Stewardship

        • Wasden-Croft Archaeological Preserve, Burley

        Onion

        • Loss of Historic Fabric in Central Addition, Boise
         

        2012

          Excellence in Historic Preservation

          • Silver City School House, Silver City
          • Weiser Union Pacific Railroad Train Depot, Weiser

          Contribution to Historic Preservation

          • Anderson House, Hailey
          • A.G. Changnon Residence, Idaho Falls

          Cultural Heritage Preservation

          • Minidoka Honor Roll, Hunt
          • "The Hat" at The College of Idaho, Caldwell
          • St. Mary's Catholic Church Addition/Remodel, Boise

          Heritage Stewardship

          • Masonic Temple Association of Boise

          Friend of Preservation

          • Lila Hill, Meridian
          • James See, Wallace
          • Kathy Strickland, Emmett

          Distinguished Preservationist

          • Karen Owsley, Moscow

          Onion

          • Demolition of H.K. Linger House, Idaho Falls - An unnecessary demolition by the First Presbyterian Church of Idaho Falls that undermines the historic and aesthetic character of an adjacent residential neighborhood despite public opposition to the demolition

          2011

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Gem Noble Building, Boise
            • Harriman State Park, Island Park
            • Pioneer Lodge No. 1, Idaho City
            • Warm Springs Guard Station, Lowman

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • Boise City National Bank Building, Boise
            • First National Bank of Driggs Building, Driggs
            • Otterson Building, Wallace
            • Historic Kootenai County Jail Building, Rathdrum
            • Van Buren Elementary School, Caldwell

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • 366th Civil Engineer Squadron, Mountain Home AFB, Mountain Home - For overseeing the compilation and publication of Mountain Home Air Force Base Modern describing the construction of Richard Neutra-designed housing on the base.

            Heritage Stewardship

            • David Wagers and the Idaho Candy Company, Boise
            • Weiser Architectural Preservation Committee, Weiser

            Friend of Preservation

            • Scott Chandler, Boise
            • Bruce and Nancy Dreher, White Bird
            • Elaine Leppert, Caldwell
            • Payette Fire Department, Payette

            Onion

            • Boise VA Medical Center, Boise - For the cavalier treatment of and absence of proper planning for historic landmarks in their care which has resulted in the construction of unsympathetic new facilities without adherence to federal law, demolition by neglect of one of the oldest extant buildings in the state, and the proposed demolition of Building No. 13 dating to 1885.
             

            2009

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Butte Basin Lookout Restoration, Salmon-Challis National Forest

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • Renovation of the Overland/Crescent Brewery

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • Downtown Nampa Facade Rehabilitation Program, Nampa
            • Ms. Maddy Baker and the Post Falls History Walk, Post Falls
            • Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Brownfield Response Program, Statewide - Aaron Scheff

            Friend of Preservation

            • Patricia Eames, McCall

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Ann Swanson, Boise

            Onion

            • Boise Independent School District - for the demolition of South Junior High School

             

             

             

             

             

            2010

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Idaho State Capitol Building Renovation, Boise
            • The Whitman Hotel Renovation, Pocatello
            • Ranger Carol McCoy-Brown and the Landmark Ranger Station, Boise National Forest
            • The Issacs House, Caldwell

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • Samuel Young House, Post Falls
            • The Modern Hotel and Bar, Boise
            • North Junior High School Gymnasium Addition, Boise

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • Lolo Creek Bridge, Emmett
            • Idaho Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Commission, Boise
            • Acequeia Merchantile Building, Acequia

            Heritage Stewardship

            • Frank Eld, Long Valley - for systematic preservation over forty years of Finnish immigrant culture and history in Long Valley
            • Fruitland High School, Fruitland - Don & Konnie Baines for the long-term maintenance and preservation of the historic Fruitland High School building

            Onion

            • City of Kendrick - for the demolition of Kendrick Depot and unwillingness of the City to allow its preservation by a group of committed citizens
            • Boise Independent School District - for the cavalier treatment of historic landmarks in their care which resulted in the unnecessary demolition of Cole and Franklin Schools
             

            2007

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Bush Building, Rupert - Karl and Joyce Barfuss for the restoration of the historic Bush Building in Rupert

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • King Building, Boise - Blackfin Technology for the renovation
            • Schubert House, Gooding - Dexter and Cindy Ball for the renovation
            • Sun Valley Fabric Granary Building, Hailey - Robert and Rebecca Mitchell for the renovation

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • Bruce Whittig, Star Moxley, Gregory Kaslo, Boise - For the restoration of the Maytag Washerwoman on Vista Avenue
            • Dry Creek Historical Society, Hidden Springs - For the preservation of the Schick-Ostolasa Farmstead

            Preservation-Sensitive New Construction

            • Bullion Square Retail Center, Hailey - John Sofro for construction
            • Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Hailey - for the sympathetic construction of the Castellano-Wood Family Classroom adjacent to the historic Ezra Pound home

            Heritage Stewardship

            • Idaho Department of Lands, Boise for the conservation and safeguarding of key historic buildings including Pietro Belluschi's Idaho Statesman Building (Capitol Park Plaza)
            • Ola Ladies Club, Ola For the preservation and protection of the historic buildings of Ola
            • Pleasant View Community Association, Post Falls for the long term maintenance and care of the Pleasant View School

            Friend of Preservation

            • Norman and Janet Tolman, Bancroft
            • Mark Baltes, Boise
            • Thomas Enslet, Caldwell
            • Geneva Trent, Eagle
            • Cheryl Conrad, Emmett
            • Donner "Rusty" Houtz, Fort Hall

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Larry Jones, Boise

            Onion

            • City of Meridian, Meridian for the unnecessary and shortsighted demolition of the Meridian Creamery complex

            2008

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Atkinson House, Boise - Greg Contos for the restoration
            • Beck House, Boise - Jim and Monica Walker for rescue and restoration
            • Idaho Mining and Smelter Company Store, Clayton - Clayton Area Historical Association for restoration
            • Beardmore Block, Priest River - Brian Runberg for restoration
            • Rupert First National Bank, Rupert - Charlie and Lori Creason for restoration
            • Rainbow Bridge SH55, Idaho Transportation Department for restoration

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • Linen Building, Boise - Hale Development for the renovation
            • Saint John the Evangelist Cathedral, Boise - Rob Thornton and Insight for the renovation and landscaping
            • Pocatello Warehouse, Pocatello - Richard Castagna and Pamela Harmon for renovation of warehouse for residential use

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • Doug Stanwiens and the Boise Architecture Project, Boise - for the creation and implementation of an architectural history program at Timberline High School
            • Heyburn State Park and the North Region of the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation - for an exemplary job in hosting the 2007 Pacific Northwest Field School

            Friend of Preservation

            • Andy Bond, Challis
            • Robert Lonning, Hailey
            • Dorsey Hill, Pocatello
            • Audrey Neiwerth, Rupert

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Dorthy Dahlgren, Coeur d'Alene

            Onion

            • The Buhl School District, Buhl for unnecessary and shortsighted demolition of the historic 1920 Buhl High School Building
             

            2005

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • Lockman House, Nampa

            • Corbin Ditch Headgate Restoration, Post Falls

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • City of Caldwell/Caldwell Historic Preservation Commission, Caldwell

            • North Cascades National Park Historic Preservation Team, Marblemount, Washington

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Dutch Creek Guard Station Rehabilitation Project, Boise National Forest

            Preservation-Sensitive New Construction

            • Rex B. Nielsen Titleist Construction, Boise

            Friend of Preservation

            • The Franklin Pioneer Association, Franklin

            • Mr. Dana Lohrey, Lewiston

            • Ms. Irene Tallent, Riggins

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Mr. Jan Boles, Caldwell

             

            2006

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • BoDo Development, Boise for the restoration and Adaptive Reuse of the historic Foster's Building

            • Congregation Ahavath Beth Israel, Boise for the restoration and relocation of the Ahavath Beth Israel Historic Synagogue

            • Collister Community Church, Boise - LKV Architects for a tasteful addition to historic sanctuary

            • David and Sharon Oaster, Boise for restoration and revitalization of their historic home

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • Ada County Historic Preservation Council and the Center for Idaho History and Politics for the publication of Echoes from the Ada County Courthouse: 1938-2001 by Arthur A Hart

            • Bill Crookham and Bob Collins for the collection of oral histories in Canyon and Owyhee Counties

            Friend of Preservation

            • Valerie Hoybjerg, American Falls
            • John Crowe, Boise
            • Chuck Randolph, Caldwell
            • Friends of the Portia Club, Payette
            • Ardis Lantz, Weiser
            • Julie Chandler, Weiser

            Onion

            • Day Realty/Vista VillageBoise for the unwarranted demolition of the Moxie Java building at the corner of Vista Avenue and Kootenai Street
             

            2003

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Blaine County Courthouse Stair Project, Hailey

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • Goldy's Hyde Park, Boise

            • Deadwood Lookout Restoration, Boise National Forest

            • Crouch Community Hall, Crouch

            • Hearthstone Bakery and Tea House, Kamiah

            • Messer Block, Twin Falls

            • W.S. Haskins House, Wallace

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • White Knob Historic Preservation Committee, Mackay

            • O'Emlin Quest, The Coeur d'Alene Tribe, Plummer

            • Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation's Historic Preservation Program, Statewide

            Friend of Preservation

            • City of Caldwell Historic Commission and Staff for the Steunenberg Residential Historic Overlay Zoning and Design Guidelines, Caldwell

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Paul Smith, Twin Falls

            2004

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • The Simpson & Company Building, Twin Falls

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • The Hutton House

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • Assessment of theRailroad Ranch, Island Park

            • 5th Street Cemetary Necrogeographical Study

            Preservation-Sensitive New Construction

            • The Veltex Building, Boise

            Friend of Preservation

            • Camille Schmidt

            • Oneida Stake Academy Foundation and the Mormon Historic Sites Foundation

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Sheri Freemuth, Boise

            Onion

            • First United Methodist Church, Boise

             

            2001

            Special Recognition

            • Idaho State Historical Society, State Historic Preservation Office, Boise

            • Empire Building, Boise

            2002

            Excellence in Historic Preservation

            • Big Falls Inn, Ashton

            • Alexander House, Boise

            • Warden's Residence, Old Idaho State Penitentiary, Boise

            • Birch Creek Kilns Restoration, Caribou-Targhee National Forest

            • C.B. Fox House, Hailey

            • Enders Hotel, Soda Springs

            Contribution to Historic Preservation

            • Basque Block Consortium, Boise

            • Grove Street Place, Boise

            • Jenning's Barn, Boise

            • RZ Johnson Block, Boise

            • Old Church at 4th and Williams Street, Post Falls

            Cultural Heritage Preservation

            • Patterns of the Past: Ada County Historic Sites Survey, Ada County

            • Oregon Trail History and Education Center at Three Island Crossing, Glenns Ferry

            • Archaeology & Preservation Committee, Sandpoint

            Friend of Preservation

            • Esther and Don Morrow, Harpster

            • Susan Jacklin, Post Falls

            • Earl Corless, Rupert

            Onion

            • Elmore County Planning and Zoning Commission, Atlanta
             

            1999

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • St. Pauls Baptist Church, Boise

            • Coopers Flat, Station for Fire and Trail Crews, West Fork Ranger District

            • Horse Heaven Cabin, West Fork Ranger District

            • Magruder Ranger Station, West Fork Ranger District

            Friend of Preservation

            • Idaho Black History Museum, Boise

            • Diane Mercer, Priest River

            • Marilyn Cork, Priest River

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Arthur Hart, Boise

            2000

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Idaho Historical Railroads, Cascade

            • Taft Tunnel Preservation Society, Wallace

            • The Egyptian Theater, Boise

            • Fire Warden's House, McCall

            • Meridian Office and Convention Center, Meridian

            • Wallace Carnegie Library, Wallace

            Friend of Preservation

            • Joyceanne Fick

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • John Bertram, Boise

            Onion

            • Egurrola Home demolition, Boise
             

            1997

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Celebration Park, Caldwell

            • Union Block, Boise

            • Greystone Manor, Lava Hot Springs

            • Beardmore Building, Priest River

            • Brady Memorial Chapel

            Friend of Preservation

            • Vicki Jones, Pocatello

            • Elaine S. Johnson, Caribou County Historical Society, Soda Springs

            • Tom Bicak

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Gaetha Pace, Bellevue

            • Ken Howell, Boise

            Onion

            • Ram Pub, Boise for inappropriate adaptive reuse of stonehouse

            • Dubois Ranger District, Targhee National Forest for breach of agreement and mismanagement of federal funds to preserve the Birch Creek Kilns

            1998

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Boulevard Mo-Tel, Boise

            • Glade Creek Camp, Columbia Falls, MT

            • Old Power House, Sandpoint

            • Our Lady of Tears, Silver City

            • Old Mill Building, Twin Falls

            • Swan Falls Power House

            Preservation Sensitive New Construction

            • Oregon Trail Kiosks, Boise

            Friend of Preservation

            • Association of Friends for Our Lady of Tears, Silver City

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Fred Walters, Independence, Oregon

            • Dick Carroll, Pocatello

             

            1995

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Archery Shop Building, Boise

            • Ernie LombardBoise

            • Perrault Fritchman Building, Boise

            • Sheri Freemuth, Boise

            • Sterry Hall, Caldwell

            • Hunter Inn, Cambridge

            • Marlene Reid, Firth

            • Victor Railroad Dept., Victor

            Preservation Sensitive New Construction

            • First Security Center, Boise

            • Land of the Yankee Fork Interpretive Center, Challis

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Wendy McClure, Moscow

            • Jerry Meyers, Pocatello

            1996

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Mineral City and Vicinity Mining Site Reconnaissance Survey, Washington County

            • Mayor Brent Coles and the City of Boise

            • Bown House, Boise

            • Friend of Preservation, Island Park

            • Building at 13 12th Avenue South, Nampa

            • Moose Creek Ranger Station, Fire Cache and Barn, Nez Perce National Forest

            • CCC Restroom at Heyburn State Park, Plummer

            • Steve and Cheri Clausen Home

            Special Recognition

            • Hummel Architects

            Friend of Preservation

            • Tim Woodward, Boise

            • Kim Brown

            • Ron Binggeli

            • Russ Lively

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Alan Glitzow

            • Lee An Dalton

            Onion

            • Penny's Building demolition, Boise
             

            1993

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Morrison Knudsen Depot, Boise

            • Custer City's McKenzie House - Challis National Forest, Custer City

            • Miners Exchange BuildingIdaho City

            Friend of Preservation

            • Zach Pall, Moscow

            • Glenn Jones, Sun Valley

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Ron Hatzenbuehler, Pocatello

            1994

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Boise Bench Corridor Oregon Trail Preservation, Boise

            • Joe Bump Cabin Rehabilitation Project, Challis National Forest

            • Fish Lake Cabin ProjectLolo, MT

            • City of Moscow, Moscow

            Friend of Preservation

            • Kerry Moosman, Atlanta

            • Allie Hansen, Preston

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Cort Simms, Post Falls

            Onion

            • St. Lukes Hospital, Boise for demolition of older homes for parking lot
             

            1991

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Idaho Ronald McDonald House, Boise

            • Pioneer Cemetery Restoration Project, Boise

            • Wilkerson Ranch, Cambridge

            • Custer Schoolhouse Restoration Project, Challis

            • Chief Theatre, Pocatello

             

            Friend of Preservation

            • Randy Dixson, Pocatello

            • Idaho's Recognized Indian Tribes

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Ms. Nancy Renk, Sandpoint

            1992

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • Blue Dome Fence - Blue Dome Photograph Site, Birch Creek Valley

            • Lewis-Clark Center for Arts and History, Lewiston

            • John M Haines Residence, Boise

            • The Clark House, Boise

            Friend of Preservation

            • Levi Sorenson, Boise

            • Linda Pall, Moscow

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Tom Green, Boise

             

             

            1989

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • California Bar Ranger Station

            • First National Bank of North Idaho

            • Governor Morrison Residence

            • Horse Heaven Cabin

            • Latah County Historical Society

            Special Preservation

            • Hannifen's, Boise

            Friend of Preservation

            • Tom Trusky, Boise

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Harry F. Magnuson

            Onion

            • Hannah's Heartbreak Cafe

            1990

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            • BLM Boise District, Boise

            • Cub Tavern, Boise

            • The Capitol Boulevard PlanBoise

            • Salmon Walking Tour, Salmon - Lemhi County Centennial Commission

            • Old McFarland Inn, Sandpoint

            Friend of Preservation

            • Barbara Breedlove

            • Joy Meyers

            • Senator Jim McClure

            Onion

            • Ronald and Linda Yanke, Boise for the destruction of the HH Bryant Garage of 1917
            • Eugenio Bradbury and City of Rathdrum for the destruction of the Rathdrum Bank
             

            1987

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Dr. Merle W. Wells, Boise for life-long devotion to history and historic preservation

            Onion

            • First United Methodist Church, Boise for insensitive planning and destruction of historic property in the Fort Street Historic District
            • McDaniel Construction Company, Weiser For destruction of the Weiser brickyard

            1988

            Restoration, Rehabilitation or Historic Preservation

            Honorable Mention

            Onion

             

             

            1985

            Restoration, Rehabilitation, or Historic Preservation

            • Archie Teater Studio, Bliss for careful Planning and Rehabilitation of Frank Lloyd Wright Studio

            • Eagles Building, Boise for extensive Rehabilitation Saving a Long Neglected Historic Structure

            • Alaska Building, Boise for restoration of a Building Based on Original Design

            • Masonic Hall, Boise for restoration and Rehabilitation Returning Historic Building to an Aesthetic Community Asset

            • Seavers Building, Seattle, WA for thoughtful Historic Preservation

            Honorable Mention

            • O. Hughes Brown, Sun Valley for sensitive rehabilitation and adaptive use

            Onion

            • muddled buildings with poor thought to exterior renovation

            1986

            Restoration, Rehabilitation, or Historic Preservation

            Honorable Mention

            • Park Place Renovation, Boise

            Onion

            • Union Pacific Railroad in Sugar City, Nampa, Payette, American Falls - For the destruction of historic railroad depots

             

             

            1983

            Restoration and Rehabilitation

            • CW Moore Park, Boise City Park Department - for park from non-park use

            Restoration of Building for Productive Use

            Honorable Mention

            • Historic Bridge Inventory, Boise - Kathleen Dodson staff and volunteers at ITD

            • Historic Oakley, Oakley, Kent Hale - for recognition of preservation education activities

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Barbara Hansen, Boise

            Onion

            1984

            Stabalizing Two Buildings with Detail to Authenticity and Wilderness Guidelines

            • Jim Moore Ranch - Nez Perce National Forest, Grangeville

            Restoration of a Historic Building to Original Character

            Restoration of Building for Productive Use

            Onion

            • Aluminum and Vinyl Siding, Statewide

             

            1981

            Restoration of Building for Productive Use

            • The Bishop's House, Boise

            • Bollinger Plaza, Lewiston

            • Intermountain Cultural Center and Museum, Weiser

            • Mike & Kirsten Coughlin Residence

            Careful and Sensitive Restoration of a Historic Building

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Charles F. Hummel, Boise

            Onion

             

             

             

             

             

             

            1982

            Rehabilitation to Return Building to its Original Use or Condition

            Repair and Restoration of a Historic Building

            Restoration of Building for Productive Use

            Honorable Mention

            • VA Regional Medical Center, Boise for the careful exterior restoration of three of it's turn-of-the-century living quarters

            • St. Joseph's Church, Idaho City

            • Lewiston Municipal Water Treatment, Lewiston
              for maintaining and upgrading original treatment plant along the Clearwater River

              

            Distinguished Preservationist

            • Rick Massena, Wallace for being a moving force in Wallace for establishment of sensitive approach to preservation.

            Onion

            • Catholic Diocese of the Holy Trinity Church, Statewide for failure to resolve conflict in order to save 78-year old church

             

            1979

            Restoration of Building for Productive Use

            Honorable Mention

            • Boise Tour Train

            Onion

            • Boise Redevelopment Agency  for neglect of the Eastman Building

             

             

             

            1980

            Restoration of Historic Building

            Honorable Mention

            • Historic Boise, author Boise city Historic Preservation Commission. A published book celebrating Idaho's architectural heritage.

            • Nine Walking Tours of Boise, authors Patricia Mickelson & Vicki Johnson. A published book celebrating Idaho's architectural heritage.

            Onion

            • Boise Redevelopment Agency Winmar for the demolition, removal, and planned demolition of historic buildings.
             

            1977

            Restoration of Building for Productive Use

            Onion

            • Boise Redevelopment Agency for Urban Demolition

            1978

            Restoration of Building for Productive Use

            Onion

            • Amtrak for building aesthetically poor waiting rooms at various depots in Idaho, Statewide