Preservation Long Island’s biennial Preservation Awards recognize individuals, organizations, and projects that demonstrate extraordinary achievement in fields related to historic preservation on Long Island.

This year’s five awards represent a variety of successful historic preservation efforts that prevailed in the face of significant challenges–from serious structural damage to obtaining major grant funding and mobilizing broad community support to achieve local preservation goals. Never say never!

Preservation Long Island has partnered with Chris Kretz of The Long Island History Project to celebrate this year’s awardees with a podcast series. We’ll be sharing a new podcast featuring each of our 2020 Preservation Awards every day this week (Monday, June 8 through Friday, June 12, 2020).

View the 2020 Preservation Awards Press Release.


Project Excellence:
The Sag Harbor Hills, Azurest, and Ninevah Subdivisions (SANS) Community-Sponsored National Register Historic District Survey & Nomination


Project Excellence:
The Village of Sea Cliff’s Window Restoration and Façade Rehabilitation at the Sea Cliff Firehouse


Project Excellence:
The Town of Babylon’s Repair and Adaptive Reuse of the Oak Beach Life-Saving Station/Community Center


Project Excellence:
The John and Elaine Kanas Family Foundation’s Repair and Adaptive Reuse of the Tuttle-Fordham Mill


Organizational Excellence:
The Oakdale Historical Society


Preservation Long Island’s biennial Preservation Awards are made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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