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2002 Orchids & Onions

Orchids

Excellence in Historic Preservation

Awarded to projects that have demonstrated outstanding adherence to the Secretary of the Interior's Standards in preservation, restoration, renovation, or adaptive reuse (residential or commercial).

  • Alexander House - Boise, Idaho
  • Big Falls Inn - Ashton, Idaho
  • Birch Creek Kilns Restoration - Caribou-Targhee National Forest
  • C.B. Fox House, Hailey, Idaho
  • Enders Hotel - Soda Springs, Idaho
  • Warden's Residence, Old Idaho State Penitentiary - Boise, Idaho

Contribution to Historic Preservation

Awarded to projects that have been successful in the tasteful restoration, addition, or remodel of an existing building (residential or commercial).

  • Basque Block Consortium - Boise, Idaho
  • Grove Street Place - Boise, Idaho
  • Jenning's Barn - Boise, Idaho
  • Old Church at 4th & Williams Street - Post Falls, Idaho
  • R.Z. Johnson Block - Boise, Idaho

Friend of Preservation

Awarded to non-professional individuals distinguished for service in historic preservation. This would include, but not be limited to, those who volunteer for preservation organizations, historical societies or museums.

  • Earl Corless - Rupert, Idaho
  • Esther & Don Morrow - Harpster, Idaho
  • Susan Jacklin - Post Falls, Idaho

Cultural Heritage Preservation

Awarded to educational programs and projects that have made a positive impact toward the preservation of cultural heritage and open spaces, as well as the restoration and rehabilitation of historic landmarks and roadside architecture.

  • Archaeology & Preservation Committee - Sandpoint, Idaho
  • Patterns of the Past: Ada County Historic Sites Inventory - Ada County, Idaho
  • Oregon Trail History and Education Center at Three Island Crossing - Glenns Ferry, Idaho

Onion

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.

  •  Elmore County Planning & Zoning Commission - Atlanta, Idaho