The purpose of the annual awards program is to recognize important local historic preservation efforts, especially the rehabilitation or restoration of historic structures in Bowling Green and Warren County.

Nominations come from the Landmark membership, the public and Board recommendations.

The awards are presented at the Annual meeting. Each category does not have a winner every year.

2019 Landmark Award Winners

Landmark Association
Award Winners 2019
Congratulations to the following award winners announced at the Annual Meeting at The Presbyterian Church in May.
General House Award
800 Wakefield Street
Atha Ford and Katherine Ford
936 Covington Street
Jeff and Margaret Stein
703 East 10th Avenue
Lisa Williams
1241 Chestnut Street
Trident Properties, Mitch Wright
Cultural Landscape Award
1520 Scottsville Road
Dr. Lynn and Julie Olson
Steel Wool Award
Anna’s Greek Restaurant
1202 State Street
Vilson and Ariana Qehaja
Honey Krust Bakery
1349 Adams Street
John Ridley
Heritage Award
Margaret Stein
Lamplighter Award
Neill Myers Caudill


Award Categories

Landmark Building Award
Given to firms, individuals or organizations who have completed significant and sensitive rehabilitations of public, commercial or religious buildings.

Jean Thomason Historic Home Award
Given for the outstanding restoration or rehabilitation of a residence. One is given annually.

General Historic House Award
Given to residences where noticeable and sensitive historic preservation work has recently occurred.

Jane Morningstar Award of Merit
Recognizes additional and substantial work to a previously restored commercial or public building.  One is given annually.  

Heritage Award 
Given to an individual who has made substantial contributions to historic preservation efforts over a period of years.

Cultural Landscape Award
Recognizes outstanding preservation work with historic sites such as historic cemeteries, trails, roads, military fortifications or larger areas such as rural agricultural landscapes.