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Historic Preservation Awards

Since 1988, the Highland Park Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) has sponsored the Historic Preservation Awards program to recognize the time, effort, and ongoing commitment that Highland Park residents and design professionals have for the preservation in the City.  

The City of Highland Park's Historic Preservation Awards recognize and encourage projects that preserve, conserve, and protect buildings, objects, and landscapes of historic significance in Highland Park.  The awards program seeks nominations for notable achievement in the following categories:    

  • Restoration
  • Rehabilitation
  • New Construction/Addition
  • Adaptive Reuse
  • Landscape Restoration
The Historic Preservation Commission is accepting nominations for the 2023 Highland Park Historic Preservation Awards. 

Nominations are due Monday, March 20th. Awards will be presented at the Preservation Awards Ceremony, Thursday May, 4th 2023 at the Frank Lloyd Wright’s famous Willits House in Highland Park!

Download the nomination form here.

Nominations can be mailed or emailed to:

Zubin Coleman, Department of Community Development
1150 Half Day Road, Highland Park, IL
Phone: 847.926.1853 - Email:

Hard copy nominations can also be dropped off at the front counter of the Community Development Department on the second floor at 1150 Half Day Road