Historic District Preservation Award
The Historic District Preservation Award Committee for the City of Bristol, Virginia invites nominations for the Historic District Preservation Award. The purpose of the award program is to encourage excellence in preservation, and thereby decrease blight in our city by recognizing and honoring property owners and developers who engage in high-quality preservation projects within our historic districts.
Public and private properties located in all five historic districts in the City of Bristol, Virginia are eligible to be considered for the Historic District Preservation Award. The historic districts are the Euclid Avenue Historic District, Solar Hill Historic District, Virginia Hill Historic District, Bristol Warehouse Historic District, and the Bristol Downtown Commercial Historic District. Please refer to the map for boundaries in each district.
Nominations will be evaluated on the basis of one or more of the following:
Each nomination packet must include the following:
NOTE: When nominating online, please follow the instructions given for electronic nomination.
Nomination packets can be submitted online, mailed, or hand delivered. Nominations must be received no later than March 31st.
Please see instructions at bottom of nomination form.
Nomination link available here.
The Historic District Preservation Award Committee reserves the right to limit the number of awards. Questions may be directed to the City of Bristol, Virginia, Community & Economic Development Department, 300 Lee St. Bristol, VA 24201.
Nomination packets will not be returned. All nomination materials, including photographs, become the property of the City of Bristol, VA and the Historic District Preservation Committee. Materials may be reproduced by the City of Bristol, Virginia and its partners without additional explicit permission.
Historic District Preservation Award Committee:
Catherine D. Brillhart, Chair
Susan O. Long, Bristol Historical Association
Nina Rizzo, Studio Bristol
Scott N. Wilson, PE, Thompson & Litton
Brenda Otis, Tennessee Ernie Ford House
City of Bristol, Virginia Support Staff:
Randall Eads, Interim City Manager
Bart Poe, Interim Director of Community & Economic Development
Melanie Fleenor, Community & Economic Development Office Manager
Debi Denney, Executive Assistant to the