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2004 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).

  • The Simpson & Company Building - Twin Falls, 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).

  • The Hutton House, James & Barbara Baker

Preservation-Sensitive New Construction

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.

  • The Veltex Building - 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.

  • Camille Schmidt
  • Oneida Stake Academy Foundation and the Mormon Historic Sites Foundation represented by Necia Seamons, Leo Geddes, Don Hampton, Fred Woods, Elliot Larsen, Kim Wilson, Doug West, Joseph Larsen, and associated committees.

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.

  • Sheri Freemuth - Boise, 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.

  • 5th Street Cemetery Necrographical Study completed by Steven Branting, Ian Coleman, Nathaniel Ebel, and Christopher Wagner from Jenifer Hunior High School.
  • Assessment of the Railroad Ranch completed by Harriman State Park of 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.

  •  First United Methodist Church of Boise - Boise, Idaho