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2005 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).

  • Dutch Creek Guard Station Rehabilitation Project - Boise National Forest

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).

  • Lockman House/Doug & Heidi Dalton - Nampa, Idaho
  • Corbin Ditch Headgate Restoration - Post Falls, Idaho

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.

  • Rex B. Nielsen, Titleist Construction - 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.

  • Ms. Irene Tallent - Riggins, Idaho
  • Mr. Dana Lohrey - Lewiston, Idaho
  • The Franklin Pioneer Association - Franklin 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.

  • Mr. Jan Boles - Caldwell, 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.

  • City of Caldwell/Caldwell Historic Preservation Commission - Caldwell, Idaho
  • North Cascades National Park Historic Preservation Team - Marblemount, Washington

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.

  • No nominations this year.