Winners: 2020 HLC Awards

​The Salem Historic Landmarks Commission is pleased to announce the winners of the Ben Maxwell Award, the Virginia Green Award and the HLC Chairperson Award. Winners will be announced at the online June HLC Meeting – Thursday June 18th at 5:30 PM. Photos of the winners and their projects will shared on the HLC's Facebook page.

The winners are:

Ben Maxwell Award for outstanding contributions to the preservation, restoration and maintenance of Salem's historic resources.

Winner: Don Bauhofer and Scott Chernoff for their work on the Reed Opera House and Durbin's Livery (Masonry Grill)

Virginia Green Award for exemplary service on behalf of historic preservation within the Salem Community:

Winner: Charles Weathers for his work on the 440 State Street project (Fork Forty Food Hall) and his support of Jason Lee Archaeology Project (990 Broadway Street NE) 

Chairperson's Choice for exceptional work in public archaeology

Winner: Jason Lee Archaeology Project: Luke Glaze and Charles Weathers (property owners), Ross Smith, Stantec; Professor Scott Pike, Willamette University and students; Oregon Archaeological Society volunteers and professional archaeologist volunteers.

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