Preservation Maryland recently presented the organizations 2020 Best of Maryland “The Phoenix Award” to the project team and community stakeholders of the large-scale renovation project at the Center For Health Care and Healthy Living at the Baltimore Hebrew Orphan Asylum in the Coppin Heights/Rosemont neighborhood of West Baltimore.
The Evergreen Barn in Allegany County is believed to be the last remaining 18th-century barn in Western Maryland and was the site of concerted preservation and reuse effort to reimagine the future of this stunning barn. Kickstarted by a feasibility study in 2015, major repairs in 2018, and the grand opening of the barn as an architectural museum complete with an exhibit called, “Living Off The Land,” the Evergreen Heritage Center Foundation has exemplified careful and creative stewardship and are well-deserving of this Preservation Maryland Stewardship Award. You don’t have to take our word for it; just ask the over 9,000 Western Maryland kids who are “edutained” on-site each year.
Preservation Maryland recently presented members of the Odenton Heritage Society with a Best of Maryland award for their well-established commitment to promoting the town’s railroad history and leading the charge to preserve and reuse three of the town’s historic buildings.
In these difficult times, Preservation Maryland is honored to shine a spotlight on the ceaseless work of our Best of Maryland Award winners – volunteers, architects, artisans, and legislators doing the essential work of protecting the places that make Maryland such a special place to live, work, explore – and celebrate.