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1982 Orchids & Onions


Restoration of Building for Productive Use

  • Rexburg Tabernacle - Rexburg, Idaho
  • McConnell Building - Moscow, Idaho

Rehabilitation to Return Building to Its Original Use

  • Mission Store Building, Coeur d'Alene Tribe - DeSmet, Idaho

Repair and Restoration of a Historic Building

  • Beth Israel Synagogue, Beth Israel Congregation - Boise, Idaho

Sensitive Rehabilitation of Building to Original Condition

  • Odd Fellows Building - Boise, Idaho

Distinguished Preservationist

  • Rick Masseno, Director of Greater Wallace Development Corporation - Wallace, Idaho
    A moving force in Wallace for establishment of sensitive approach to preservation.

Honorable Mention

  • St. Joseph's Church - Idaho City, Idaho
  • For the rehabilitation of a church for productive use.
  • VA Regional Medical Center
  • For careful exterior restoration of three of it's turn-of-the-century living quarters.
  • Lewiston Municipal Water Treatment - Lewiston, Idaho
  • For maintaining and upgrading original treatment plant along the Clearwater River.


Examples of projects or programs insensitive to historic preservation can be awarded in the following categories: individuals or corporations who demolish historically significant buildings or sites; new construction that is insensitive or ignorant of the neighborhood's history.

  • Statewide Catholic Diocese of the Holy Trinity Church in Nez Perce - Nez Perce, Idaho
    For failure to resolve conflict in order to save 78-year old church.