Portsmouth Advocates Awards Program 2015

Thursday, November 19, 2015 5:30-7:30pm

Discover Portsmouth
10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The Portsmouth Advocates present awards of excellence to owners and architects for restoring the historic integrity of a site; for successful adaptive reuse; commitment to maintenance; or introduction of compatible new design; and in doing so enhancing the city’s unique historic character as an essential part of making Portsmouth a better place to live and work. The 2015 Portsmouth Advocates Awards will be presented Thursday November 19, 2015 5:30-7:30pm at Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle Street. We will be celebrating achievements in historic preservation over the last five years.

2015 WINNERS

Award Presented to Middle Street Baptist Church Trustees
In recognition of your commitment to historic preservation through the sensitive restoration of the Peirce Mansion cupola.

Award Presented to Book & Bar

In recognition of your commitment to historic preservation through the sensitive interior rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of the Customs House and Post Office.

Award Presented to Mark McNabb and McHenry Architecture
In recognition of your commitment to historic preservation through the sensitive rehabilitation of The Rosa Restaurant.

Award Presented to Portsmouth Music and Arts Center
In recognition of your commitment to historic preservation through the sensitive interior rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of a historic resource.

Award Presented to Donald & Mary Saari
In recognition of your commitment to historic preservation through the continued and consistent maintenance of 72 Summer Street.

Award Presented to Karen Bouffard

In recognition of your commitment to historic preservation through the restoration of 102 State Street.

Award Presented to Kennedy Gallery
In recognition of your commitment to historic preservation through the storefront restoration of 41 Market Street

Arthur J. Gerrier Award
John Grossman (posthumous) for his tireless dedication to preserving historic Portsmouth

John Grossman Award
Chris Greiner. This inaugural award has been created in honor of John Grossman, former Portsmouth Advocates Chair. The award honors an individual who can “make a reality of an organization’s mission and who can bridge the theoretical and the practical.”

About Portsmouth Advocates

Formed in 1980, Portsmouth Advocates was established to “promote the maintenance of the historical and architectural integrity of the structures and cityscape of the City of Portsmouth.” In 2012 Portsmouth Advocates became part of Discover Portsmouth.

If you would like more information, or would like to join us in our efforts, please call 603-436-8433 or send an e-mail to info@portsmouthhistory.org.

For more information on the City of Portsmouth’s Planning Department visit Plan Portsmouth.