2018 Annual Historic Photo Contest Winners Announced

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The Salem Historic Landmarks Commission (HLC) will present awards to the winners of the 2018 “This Place Matters” Historic Photo Contest on May 17, 2018 at 5:30 P.M. in Council Chambers, 555, Liberty St SE, Salem. The public is invited to attend.

The contest consists of three categories: Best Historic Building, Best Historic Neighborhood, and Best Historic Place. This year, a youth division (age 18 and under) was also established. The HLC chose a winner and honorable mention in each category in addition to selecting a Chairman’s Choice Award.

2018 winners

Winner: Best Historic Neighborhood
Pomeroy & Keen Clock, Downtown Salem
By Holly Hayes

Winner: Best Historic Building
D.A. White Building
By Becky Willhite

Winner: Best Historic Place
Mill Creek
By Camron Settlemier

Hon. Mention: Best Historic Neighborhood
State Street Corridor
By Camron Settlemier

Hon. Mention: Best Historic Building
Reed Opera House Ballroom
By Kimberly Seabury

Hon. Mention: Best Historic Place
Thomas Kay Woolen Mill
By Holly Hayes

Chairman’s Choice Award
Cast Iron Facade, Ladd & Bush Bank Building
By Holly Hayes

Youth Best Place Category Co-Winner
Spring Time, Oregon State Capitol
By Max Quintero

Youth Best Place Category Co-Winner
Timber Frame Pavilion
By Zach Person

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