PACNY 2021 Award Recipients

The Preservation Association of Central New York (PACNY) is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Annual Preservation Awards.

  • A Jasena R. Foley Award is given to Mr. Laurence Bousquet in recognition of his public walking tours of the Sedgwick Neighborhood in Syracuse as part of The Stand’s Photo Walks
  • The Pat Earle Award is given to the Howland Stone Store Museum in recognition of the successful completion of the Opendore Project in Sherwood
  • A Stewardship Award is given to Dr. Stephen and Judy Coleman for their long-term care of the Ezra A. Huntington house in Auburn
  • A Jasena R. Foley Award is given to the Cazenovia Preservation Foundation in recognition of over half a century of advocacy for historic buildings and cultural landscapes
  • The CNY Heritage Award is given to the Madison County Historical Society in recognition of the 25th Annual Madison County Hops Festival in Oneida
  • A Stewardship Award is given to Dale and Ann Tussing in recognition of dedicating over half a century of care and stewardship for their home, the 1812 John Gridley house in Syracuse

Two very special posthumous honors will also be given in recognition of two long-time supporters of PACNY and of the built heritage of Central New York.

  • The Paul Malo Award is given in honor of Mr. John A. “Jae” Evangelisti  
  • The Wilma T. Auer Award is given in honor of Mr. Dean Biancavilla

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the awards will be presented during a virtual, online ceremony to be held on October 27, 2021 at 6 p.m. The event is free to attend, but registration is required. Please contact email@pacny.net for further details.

Preservation Update: The 2021 Eight That Can’t Wait are here!

Screen shot of the 2021 8TCW presentation during PACNY’s Annual preservation Awards Ceremony, October 27th, 2021

The Eight That Can’t Wait, PACNY’s annual list of challenged and threatened properties, is intended to raise public awareness about historic resources in our five-county region threatened by issues such as deterioration, demolition, redevelopment, and inappropriate alterations. The Eight That Can’t Wait is also intended to raise awareness about opportunities for preservation and rehabilitation.

You can see this year’s list and see updates on properties listed in previous year’s HERE!

Congratulations to our 2021 Preservation Award Winners!

Last Wednesday we gathered to celebrate the 2021 Annual preservation Awards. It was a great success, and we were happy to honor the contributions of so many dedicated preservationists.

PACNY would to again congratulate the winners of this year’s Annual Preservation Awards!

  • A Jasena R. Foley Award is given to Mr. Laurence Bousquet in recognition of his public walking tours of the Sedgwick Neighborhood in Syracuse as part of The Stand’s Photo Walks
  • The Pat Earle Award is given to the Howland Stone Store Museum in recognition of the successful completion of the Opendore Project in Sherwood
  • A Stewardship Award is given to Dr. Stephen and Judy Coleman for their long-term care of the Ezra A. Huntington house in Auburn
  • A Jasena R. Foley Award is given to the Cazenovia Preservation Foundation in recognition of over half a century of advocacy for historic buildings and cultural landscapes
  • The CNY Heritage Award is given to the Madison County Historical Society in recognition of the 25th Annual Madison County Hops Festival in Oneida
  • A Stewardship Award is given to Dale and Ann Tussing in recognition of dedicating over half a century of care and stewardship for their home, the 1812 John Gridley house in Syracuse

Two very special posthumous honors were also given in recognition of two long-time supporters of PACNY and of the built heritage of Central New York.

  • The Paul Malo Award is given in honor of Mr. John A. “Jae” Evangelisti  
  • The Wilma T. Auer Award is given in honor of Mr. Dean Biancavilla

Watch the ceremony on our YouTube channel!!

A big thank you to all the sponsors that made this year’s event possible!