Historic Albany Foundation has released its list of Preservation Merit Award
winners for 2001. The awards will be presented at Historic Albany
Foundation’s Annual Meeting, being held this year on the grounds of the
Lincoln Park Pool and Bathhouse on Tuesday, October 2, from 5:30 p.m. to
8:00 p.m.

“Preservation Merit Awards are presented each year at Historic Albany
Foundation’s Annual Meeting to recognize outstanding preservation efforts,”
said Elizabeth Griffin, Executive Director.

Individuals and organizations who have shown preservation leadership through
their actions will be honored with Certificates of Merit.

The annual meeting is open to the public. Suggested donation is $10, to help
defray the cost of the reception, which includes wine and hors d’oeuvres.
For additional information or to make a reservation, call Historic Albany
Foundation at 465-0876, or visit the web site at www.historic-albany.org .

Preservation Merit Award winners include:

* University Plaza
* Lincoln Park Bathhouse
* Pommer Building
* 326 Clinton Avenue
* 748 Madison Avenue
* 459 State Street
* 269 Hudson Avenue

Certificates of Recognition recipients include:

* Elizabeth Benjamin, journalist
* The City of Albany, Delaware Area Neighborhood Association, and Delaware
Avenue Fire Station staff
* Friends of Lincoln Park Pool

Please note: Photographs and descriptions of each award winner is available
on the Historic Albany Foundation web site at http://www.historic-albany.org
– click on News.


Colleen M. Ryan
335 Madison Avenue
Albany, NY  12210
ph.518/462-1900 * fx. 518/465-2436


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