Two Anderson County properties have received preservation awards from theÂ East Tennessee Preservation Alliance.
The Anderson County award winners wereÂ CapitalMark Bank and Trust, andÂ Jon Overton Log House.
TheÂ 2012 East Tennessee Preservation Awards were announced during a recent preservation conferenceÂ at the Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, a press release said. About 100 people from all parts of East Tennessee attended the conference.
The awards were presented byÂ Patrick McIntyre, Tennesseeâ€™s state historic preservation officer; Scott Brooks, ETPA president; and Todd Morgan, chair of ETPAâ€™s Advocacy Committees.
The press release said the award-winning projects represent the best examples of historic preservation throughout the region, such as adaptive re-use, heritage tourism, and culturally significant structures. Individuals who contributed to historic preservation efforts were also recognized.
â€œThese award winners are labors of love and exemplify preservation efforts across our region,â€ Brooks said.
The other 2012 East Tennessee Preservation Award winners were:
- Alcoa City Center in Blount County
- Crawford House at Maryville College in Blount County
- Gertrude Janeway Cabin in Grainger County
- Sally Baker in Hamblen County
- The Residences at Eastport in Knox County
- West View Cemetery Project in Knox County
- The Grove Building in Loudon County
- Susan Kries and The Deer Lodge Historical Society in Morgan County
- Hamilton-Tolliver Complex in Union County
ETPA was founded in 2009 serve the 16-county East Tennessee region and works in partnership with Knox Heritage. ETPA is made up of representatives from all 16 counties and works to promote historic preservation in East Tennessee through educational events, technical assistance, and by advising like-minded organizations.