It's time to nominate people for the annual St. Petersburg Preservation Awards

Preserve The Burg wants you to honor a local.

click to enlarge Past preservation award winners include Kent and Joan Ulrich, who have preserved the 1911 home where Albert Whitted (for whom the city's Albert Whitted Airport is named) grew up. - Peter Belmont
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Past preservation award winners include Kent and Joan Ulrich, who have preserved the 1911 home where Albert Whitted (for whom the city's Albert Whitted Airport is named) grew up.

Once every two years, Preserve the 'Burg (née St. Petersburg Preservation) shines a light on people who make preserving St. Petersburg's special character part of their mission in life, no matter what they do. If you know someone making what you think is an exceptional effort to, well, preserve the 'Burg, now's the time to mention it.

Nomination deadline is Feb. 8, and Preserve the 'Burg will announce the winners at an award ceremony at the kick-ass historic Cathedral Church of St. Peter in March. Past winners include Elihu and Carolyn Brayboy (Award of Honor — Contribution to Neighborhood Preservation), Crescent Lake Family Dentistry (Award of Honor — Adaptive Reuse, Residential to Commercial) and Ken and Elizabeth Grimes, Monticello Apartments (Award of Honor — Landmark Restoration or Rehabilitation).

Want more information on nomination categories and how to nominate? We got it for ya, right here.


Preserve the 'Burg Awards | Cathedral Church of St. Peter, 140 4th St. N., St. Petersburg | Mar. 19: 6 p.m. | $30-$75, nonmembers; $20, members (includes a drink ticket; dress is Florida casual) | preservetheburg.org | Preserve your time — schedule the best of Tampa Bay events when you subscribe to Creative Loafing's weekly Do This newsletter 


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Cathy Salustri

Cathy's portfolio includes pieces for Visit Florida, USA Today and regional and local press. In 2016, UPF published Backroads of Paradise, her travel narrative about retracing the WPA-era Florida driving tours that was featured in The New York Times. Cathy speaks about Florida history for the Osher Lifelong Learning...
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