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1987 Orchids & Onions


  • Goreczky House - Boise, Idaho
  • Idaho City Schoolhouse/City Hall - Idaho City, Idaho
  • Eichelberger Apartments - Boise, Idaho
  • Central Fire Station - Boise, Idaho
  • Northern Pacific Railroad Depot - Boise, Idaho
  • Lochsa Ranger Station - Kooskia, Idaho

Distinguished Preservationist

Awarded to professionals distinguished for service in historic preservation. Nominees for this award would be those whose job it is to further the cause of historic preservation in Idaho through direct projects or education.

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


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.

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