The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation's annual Preservation Awards presentation was featured in the Lexington Herald-Leader. Awards were presented to exciting adaptive reuse projects, and to several College of Design graduates.
The Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation's Clyde Carpenter Adaptive Re-Use Award went to four winners this year: Dudley's on Short, a restaurant in the historic building at 267 West Short Street; Shorty's, The Urban Market, in a former bank building on West Short Street; Table Three Ten, a restaurant and bar in a onetime law office on West Short Street; and Wine + Market, which operates in an old brick building at West Second and Jefferson streets.
The Blue Grass Trust gave its 2011 Community Preservation Award to the University of Kentucky College of Design's Historic Preservation Graduate Organization, which staged a symposium on adaptive re-use this spring.
Maddie Lyerly, a recent CoD graduate, received the Lucy Shropshire Crump Volunteer Award, which goes each year to someone who has provided exemplary service to the trust.