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Montclair Historic Preservation Commission Announces Award Winners

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The winners of the 2015 Historic Preservation Awards have been announced by the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission.

The awards will be presented at the Commission’s November 19 meeting which will be held at 7:30 p.m. in the Montclair Municipal Building Council Chambers located at 205 Claremont Avenue.

Bricks & Mortar Preservation Award (Non-Residential)

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The Montclair Historical Society will be recognized for their efforts to rehabilitate the Crane House & Historic YWCA, located at 110 Orange Road.

Notchwood, LLC will be recognized for their redevelopment work of the Upper Montclair Train Station.

Bricks & Mortar Preservation Award (Residential)

Goran and Selma Avdičević  and Classics Reborn will be recognized for their efforts to restore the porch of the Harry Fenn House located at 208 North Mountain Avenue.

Preservation Service Award

The Montclair Garden Club will be recognized for their continued efforts to maintain and protect the Avis Campbell Memorial Garden, located behind the Social Services Building at 60 South Fullerton Avenue.

Preservationist of the Year Award

Mr. William Fischer, local historian and former Local History and Community Information Supervisor the Montclair Public Library will be recognized for his commitment to preserve and share Montclair’s history.

Dr. Susan Nowicki will be recognized for her dissertation entitled “Montclair, New Jersey: the development of a suburban town and its architecture” which was published by the City University of New York.

Mr. Frank Godlewski will be recognized for his efforts to host events and promote the historic fabric of Montclair.

The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission, established by ordinance in 1994, is responsible for protecting Montclair's architectural heritage and increasing public awareness of the unique historical and cultural dimensions of the Township's buildings, streetscapes and landscapes.

For more information, please visit the Historic Preservation Commission section of this website.

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