Nominate a noteworthy preservation project or leader!

Help us recognize preservation projects and leaders in Winchester and Frederick County! Nominations should encompass work completed or expected to be completed within the past calendar year (ending in May 2024). You may nominate more than one project and you may nominate your own projects! Please submit nominations by June 1, 2024 for consideration for an award.

Nominations can be mailed to PHW, 530 Amherst St., Winchester, VA 22601 or emailed to

Please include your name and contact information as well as the nominee’s name and contact information, and a brief description of the project/activity of the individual or organization that is being nominated, including before and after pictures if available.

Nominations may be submitted for the following categories:

Lucille Lozier Award: For the renovation of a significant structure retaining 75% of the historic architectural fabric.
Katherine G. Rockwood Revolving Fund Award: For outstanding renovation of a Jennings Revolving Fund property.
Elsie M. Rosenberger Award: For the unsung volunteer or volunteers who selflessly contributed to the activities of PHW.
Ben Belchic Award: For significant contribution to understanding Winchester’s history.
Carroll H. Henkel Award: For outstanding leadership for historic preservation in the Winchester-Frederick County area.
Patron’s Award: For that person or business who has been an outstanding supporter of the goals and programs of PHW.
Lifetime Achievement: For a person who has worked for the goals and programs of PHW over many years.
Award of Merit: Houses or buildings whose renovation contribute to improving the character of their neighborhoods and maintaining the overall historic fabric of the city.