ICON to receive Mayor’s Historic Preservation award for Neighborhood Preservation Efforts

ICON is honored to be a recipient of the 2014 Mayor’s Historic Preservation award in the Neighborhood Preservation Efforts category. The Awards were presented on Monday, May 5, at the Lincoln Park Pavilion, 1601 North 5th Street, from 5:30-7:30pm. The award ceremony was held immediately after a short reception.

Thank you to Mayor Houston & the Historic Sites Commission for Springfield ICON’s Neighborhood Preservation Award!
Congratulations to other recipients: Lincoln Depot, Dunn Building, Booth House, Historic Black Firehouse, Strawbridge-Shepherd House, Municipal Center Bridge Fountain & Plaza, African-American History Museum, SJ-R’s “Flashback Springfield” series, “Journey to Greatness: Character lessons from the Past”.

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Historic Sites Commission

The award is given by the Historic Sites Commission of Springfield, IL.  Visit their website at historiccommissions.springfield.il.us

They have a great list of historic sites in Springfield at historiccommissions.springfield.il.us/PhotoGallery.asp.  Click on the image to see details about each site, including address, history, contact information and website links (for some).