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The Governor's Historic Preservation Awards Program

Governor's Awards







Established in 1986, the Governor's Historic Preservation Awards are presented annually under the sponsorship of the California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) and California State Parks to projects, individuals, and organizations whose contributions demonstrate significant achievements in preserving the heritage of California. The history of California is embodied in buildings, structures, sites, and objects that provide tangible links to the people and events that shaped California's growth and development. Since 1986, more than two hundred Governor's Historic Preservation Awards have been given in recognition of exemplary efforts to preserve those connections to California's past. 

Nominations are accepted from January to early May of each award year, with an awards ceremony taking place in Sacramento in mid-November. Questions concerning the awards program may be directed to Diane Barclay, Communications and Outreach Coordinator, at Diane.Barclay@parks.ca.gov or 916 445-7026.

Awards Background and Criteria


 

2016 Award Recipients

It was our pleasure to present the 2016 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards at a well-attended ceremony on November 10, 2016, in Sacramento. The eleven projects and one individual awarded this year represent exemplary achievements in historic preservation and in preserving the places, histories, and cultures that enrich our collective California heritage.
Congratulations to all! 

The slide presentation from the awards ceremony can be viewed here: 2016 Governor's Historic Preservation Awards

Click on the titles below to read summaries about each of these award recipients:

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Paula Boghosian, Sacramento

 

 

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Little Italy San Diego Interactive Mobile App
, San Diego






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Interpreting the Drawings and Career of Architect John P. Pedersen
, Bakersfield




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Cuyama Valley - A Corridor to the Past
, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara Counties





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Kashaya Pomo Cultural Landscape Project
, Sonoma County




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Ancestors 1 and County of Lake Memorandum of Agreement
, County of Lake





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Citywide Historic Context Statement for LGBTQ History in San Francisco
, San Francisco






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Preservation Resource Center at the Shotgun House
, Santa Monica

 


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Palm Springs Art Museum Architecture and Design Center, Edwards Harris Pavilion
, Palm Springs

 

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Home Front at Camp Anza
, Riverside




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California Theatre
, Pittsburg, CA




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Santa Ysabel Restoration Project
, Santa Ysabel