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Preservation Durham honors 10

Preservation Durham gave out 10 awards for historic preservation projects during a “happy hour” ceremony Thursday.

Five restorations received George and Mary Pyne Awards, for “sensitive ... projects that preserve Durham’s historic architecture and architectural heritage”:

• 527 Holloway St., by homeowners Colin and Holly Dwan, with Cadence Construction, Four over One Design, CS Paints, Graduate Custom Paint, Re-Use Warehouse and Common Ground;

• The O’Brient Store, 613 Holloway St. by Ken Gasch of TurnLight Partners Ltd.;

• 509 Mallard Ave., relocated from 405 Swift Ave., by Brooks Adams of Minerva Design and Renovation, Kountry Boys Moving Co., McKinney Renovation;

• The Bassett House, 1017 W. Trinity Ave., by homeowners Michael Schram and Barbara Greising, architect Todd Addison, Riverbank Custom Homes, Four over One Design, Anita Oates of Otrada USA and Meg Lanier of 501 Realty;

• The Royal Crown Bottling Plant, 321 West Geer St., by Empire Properties, Alliance Architecture and Coulter Jewell Thames landscape architects.

Neighborhood Conservation Awards, honoring “projects that contribute to the historic fabric of Durham neighborhoos, were made for restorations of:

• The duplexes at 1102-1104 Ninth St., by Munro-Parker and Riverbank Custom Homes;

• A body of work, including

540 Gattis St. and 1008 Burch Ave

., by Renovision Properties, LLC;



• 309 Canal Street, by homeowners Timothy and Stacy Price, and Linton Architects;

Green Awards for “environmentally sustainable building practices and renovation in a meaningful way” were given for:

• Seeds, 706 Gilbert St., by MHAworks, CT Wilson Construction and Coulter Jewell Thames landscape architects;

• 510 Oakwood Ave., by homeowners Emily-Kate Hannapel and Laura Stephenson, Linton Architects and Riverbank Custom Homes.

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