New Mexico Historic Preservation Division (HPD) will host the 2022 edition of the Heritage Preservation Awards virtually on Friday, May 20 at 1 p.m. The presentation will be held live on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/nmhistoricpreservation or on Zoom at https://bit.ly/3L2G0rb (passcode: awards).
What: Presented by the Cultural Properties Review Committee, the Heritage Preservation Awards commemorate outstanding projects, individuals, and organizations whose contributions demonstrate significant achievements in preserving the heritage of New Mexico.
This year’s award-winners include:
Architectural Heritage Award to the City of Albuquerque’s Main Library
Heritage Organization Award to St. Theresa Community Center in Grants
Heritage Organization Award to the City of Las Cruces
Individual Achievement Award to David Kozlowski, SiteWatch Galisteo Chapter
Architectural Heritage Award to the Castañeda Hotel in Las Vegas
Lifetime Achievement Award to Human Systems Research, Inc.
The awards have been given out annually by the Cultural Properties Review Committee since 1973.
When: Friday, May 20, at 1 p.m.
Why: The awards are given out as part of HPD’s celebration of Historic Preservation Month, which commemorates the special character of historic places and New Mexico’s unique cultural history. For more information on Historic Preservation Month, visit nmhistoricpreservation.org.