Historical trust honors 5 projects for preservation


Five local preservation projects received awards this year from the Maryland Historical Trust for exemplifying "superlative historic preservation standards."

Recipients of the 1996 Preservation Project Awards included: Jerusalem Mill, a state-owned facility in Kingsville housing interpretive exhibits and offices for Gunpowder Falls State Park.

Stabilization of the ruins of the Patapsco Female Institute in Ellicott City, by Howard County's Department of Recreation and Parks and the Friends of the Patapsco Female Institute.

"Bear Garden," a private home created by restoring and rehabilitating a former tenant house built in the late 1700s in Frederick County, near Union Bridge, with Michael Trostel and W. Peter Pearre of Baltimore as the architects.

Renovation of the 18th-century McKim Center Meeting House in East Baltimore, with Bruce Manger as the architect.

The Scanlan & Rosen law offices, created inside the former downtown Baltimore Commercial Bank building at 26 South St. Richard Schaefer of Apollo Design was the architect.

Kurt Cushwa, an architect and developer in Hagerstown, received the Trust's Preservation Service Award for setting a standard for redevelopment of historic commercial properties.

George and Mavis Daly of Shady Side, Anne Arundel County, received the trust's newly created Stewardship award, which honors individuals who make outstanding efforts to maintain and restore properties on which the trust holds preservation easements.

Pub Date: 12/29/96

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