The following property owners received a Mayor's Heritage Preservation Award, for their demonstrated ‘best practice’ preservation, restoration, or renovation work that reflects a commitment to the quality and characteristics of a heritage property

12th Annual Mayor's Heritage Preservation Award Winners (2015)

Award Winner and People's Choice Award Winner:

Name: Melanie and Joseph Simpson

Property: 109 Erie Street South, Merlin

Work Performed: This home was moved from Wheatley to Merlin in 1932. Original stained glass transom windows, floors and dormers are original. Clapboard and porch replicas to match original architectural style.

Nominator: Brad Eagen

 Award Winner:

Name: Gerald and Anita VanLith

Property: 22088 Clachan Road, Orford Township

Work Performed: Garage addition, use of reclaimed brick to match the house colour and replaced the glass in all the house windows with triple thickness and reused the original frames.

Nominator: Marion Matt

Award Winner:

Name: Greg and Kelly Guy

Property: 6308 Middle Line, Raleigh Township

Work Performed: Complete renovation of 1912 house. Work included installation of original trim, refinished fir floors, reconstruction of porch including brickwork and tongue and groove pine floor.

Nominator: Lynn Russell

Award Winner:

Name: Brad and Donna Eagen

Property: 22026 Clinton Street, North Buxton

Work Performed: Restoration of the bell and steeple of the former North Buxton Baptist Church.

Nominator: Ron Vanrabaeys

Award Winner:

Name: Michael and Melanie Fry and Stephen and Stephanie Keating

Property: 124 William Street South, Chatham

Work Performed: Adaptive re-use and renovation of former Chatham Baptist Church. Retention of stained glass windows, pipe organ. Exposed original wood ceiling.

Nominator: Marlee Robinson