Portsmouth Advocates to Host Annual Awards

Portsmouth Advocates 2015

2015 Portsmouth Advocates Award Receipients

5:30-7:00 Thursday, November 17, 2016,
Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle St., Portsmouth NH

Award presentations to begin at 6:00. Light refreshments will be served.

Since 1989 Portsmouth Advocates has honored individuals and projects which enhance the city’s unique historic character and make Portsmouth a better place to live and work. On November 17, Advocates will continue this tradition by presenting awards to exceptional individuals and projects completed over the last year.

Project-specific awards include the following:

  • Restoring the Integrity of a Resource
  • Continued and Sensitive Maintenance of a Historic Property
  • Adaptive Reuse of a Historic Resource
  • Arthur J. Gerrier Memorial Award, which is presented to an individual who is committed to serving our historic community. Arthur Gerrier was a member of the Portsmouth Advocates Board and an outstanding architectural historian.
  • John Grossman Memorial Award, which is recognizes an individual who makes a reality of an organization’s mission and bridging the theoretical and the practical. John Grossman was a tireless supporter of Portsmouth non-profits and Chair of Portsmouth Advocates for many years.

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.

For additional information please e-mail advocates@portsmouthhistory.org