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UK/CoD alumni honored by Blue Grass Trust for Historic Preservation

June 24, 2014   |   School

UK/CoD alumni were honored for their efforts in historic preservation by the Blue Grass Trust at the Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony. The honorees included:
  • David Buchta, MHP '05, Executive Director of the Commonwealth of Kentucky Division of Historic Properties and State Archivist, received the BGT Public Service of Preservation Award. David oversaw the restoration and renovation of the Kentucky State Capitol Building and the Kentucky Governor’s Mansion, as well as the restoration of the Kentucky Old Governor’s Mansion.
  • Sarah House Tate, B.Arch '71. and Robert Kelly, B. Arch '82 each received the BGT Clay Lancaster Heritage Education Award for their research on the work of Lexington architect Ernst Johnson.
  • Scott Guyon, B.Arch. '83, converted a storage building into The County Club restaurant, while Jeff Pearson, B.Arch. '75, and Maureen Peters, B.Arch. '87 adapted the former Blue Grass Seed Co. into an office building. Each received the Clyde Carpenter Adaptive Reuse Award for their designs. 
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