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Matthew Prigge won the award for his article 'The Girl-Man of Milwaukee: The Lives of Cora Anderson.'

Christina Kuhl Block, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Before restoration, gray paint and blocked-in windows disguised half of the 1885 building's High Victorian design.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Nationally recognized social worker, community organizer, who led the successful campaign to restore federal recognition of the Menominee Tribe.

With resourcefulness and ingenuity, Wisconsin’s historic preservationists have raised millions of dollars to protect the state's historic past.

A Positive Message and Multifaceted Campaign Saves the Historic Buildings

A positive and reasonable message was the key to saving historic buildings on the city of Madison's famed State Street.

The 2016 Genealogy Book Award has been rewarded to Kenneth Kraemer of Irvine, California.

Amity Leather Products Factory, West Bend, Wisconsin

A 1915 textile mill's multi-story form is renovated. Exposed steel and timber ceiling capture the industrial historic character of the building.

John Palo Homestead, Oulu, Wisconsin

A 1909 Wisconsin northwoods log home rehabilitation preserves family heritage and an important piece of the state's history. Tax credits helped fund t

The 2016 Historic Preservation Award has been rewarded to the Fox-Wisconsin Heritage Parkway, Inc.

Imig Block, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

Three owners participate in complex project to rehabilitate an 1882 elaborate Victorian Italianate style building.

Mineral Point High School, Mineral Point, Wisconsin

A 1903 high School's special Richardsonian Romanesque historic details are maintained. Lockers were left in place in the original wide corridors and b

Birchard-Follansbee Block, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Johnson Bank buys and rehabilitates an 1867 four-story French Second Empire style building in Milwaukee.

Richland Center Depot, Richland Center, Wisconsin

A crumbling 1909 railroad depot is rehabilitated with help from federal grants.

Mary Jane Herber of the Brown County Public Library has received the 2016 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement.

Sustained Community Effort Turns a 1907 High School Building into a Thriving Arts Center

Learn how a historic preservation group dealt with setbacks and conflicts to turn a deteriorating school building into a successful arts center

Dr. Nancy Unger has received the 2016 Book Award of Merit from the Wisconsin Historical Society for "Belle La Follette: Progressive Era Reformer"

Reedsburg Municipal Hospital, Reedsburg, Wisconsin

After sitting empty for several years, the 1932 Reedsburg Municipal Hospital was converted to independent-living senior apartments.

Preservationists, Hunters, and Government Officials Coordinate Efforts to Spare Bridges from Demolition

An unlikely partnership of preservationists, hunters, and government officials spare historic bridges from demolition.

Wisconsin History Maker Award

Learn more about this Kenosha, Wisconsin, couple who won national and international acclaim in the arts.

Adam and Mary Smith House, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin

Ornate masion slated to be deomolished is saved using Historic Preservation Tax Credits, relocated, and becomes centerpiece of new housing development.
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