Fayetteville Historic Preservation Awards

Each year, the City of Fayetteville Historic District Commission presents Historic Preservation Awards to honor projects, organizations, and individuals that have displayed outstanding commitment, practice, and leadership in preservation in Fayetteville, Arkansas.


Best Preservation Practices Award recognizes quality work and the practice of preservation techniques in restoring, rehabilitating, preserving or reusing a building, site, structure or landscape in the spirit of the Secretary of Interior’s Standards. The recipient of this award will have maintained or carefully rehabilitated the historic character of the structure or site.

The Mayor’s Award for Outstanding Service in Historic Preservation recognizes an individual’s or organization’s outstanding and exemplary service in historic preservation, which may include funding/fundraising for preservation, instructing others in the field of preservation, advocacy for the preservation and/or protection of historic structures or landscapes, and promoting public policies that advance the interest of preserving the cultural heritage and history of a community.

Closed: 2021 Historic Preservation Awards Application

If you are interested in nominating a candidate for any of the awards, please complete a nomination form; or contact the Development Services Department via email or by phone at 479-575-8267 to obtain a nomination form or additional information. Self-nominations are welcome, and electronic submittals are encouraged. The deadline for nominations and supporting material for the 2021 Historic Preservation Awards has passed.