Preservation Awards

Each year, Historic Columbia celebrates local preservation successes by highlighting the myriad ways that our community embraces historic places and the stories they hold. We recognize exemplary projects and inspiring people at our annual awards event. Although we were not able to gather for our traditional Preservation Awards luncheon this year, Historic Columbia is committed to celebrating the most interesting historic places and projects of 2020.

In early September, we released a special edition of Historically Speaking | 2020 Preservation Award Highlights. This unique edition of Historic Columbia’s newsletter celebrated award winners and highlighted Historic Columbia’s preservation initiatives while recognizing our sponsors who made the program possible. We're presenting the awards over the course of two weeks – visiting award-winning sites and people in their element and sharing their success through our social media channels.