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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

Wisconsin History Maker Award

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

Jeffris Flats Apartments, Janesville, Wisconsin

Janesville YMCA partnered with local bank to rehabilitate old building and establish housing for victims of domestic abuse.

Reedsburg Municipal Hospital, Reedsburg, Wisconsin

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

Christina Kuhl Block, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

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

The 2014 Historic Preservation Award was presented to Carolyn Rock for her efforts to help protect and promote Door County's maritime heritage.

Feature Story

Reed School Restoration

Neillsville, Wisconsin

This 1915 one-room country school, serving Wisconsin students through 1951, was restored to its appearance during the 1940s.

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.

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Innovation goes to Milwaukee Public Television

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.

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

Imig Block, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

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

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to the Madison Student Chapter of the Society of American Archivists.

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.

1-5 West Main Street, Evansville, Wisconsin

Historic photographs, research and removing layers of remodeling reveal the history of three 1852 buildings on a prominent downtown corner.

The Evansville Grove Society earned the award for its longstanding work in preserving Evansville's heritage.

The 2014 Governor's Award for Archival Achievement goes to the Swiss Center of North America in New Glarus.

Richland Center Depot, Richland Center, Wisconsin

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

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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