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Two Southeast Arkansas historic preservation projects recognized


Awards for Excellence in Preservation through Rehabilitation were given to two Southeast Arkansas projects by the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas on Friday, Jan. 10, at the Clinton Presidential Center.

The city of Pine Bluff and the design team, including Nelson Architecture Group and Ruby Architects, were recognized with an Honorable Mention for Excellence in Preservation through Rehabilitation for to The Boone-Murphy House project.

An Honorable Mention for Excellence in Preservation through Restoration was given to the Tushek Building in Lake Village. The city of Lake Village, Mayor JoAnne Bush, Ruby Architects Inc. and James H. Cone Inc. were recognized for the LEED-certified project, which consolidated all city services in one restored historical building. Bush accepted the award.

Details: 501-372-4757, vmckuin@preservearkansas.org or PreserveArkansas.org.