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The Stedman Incentive Grant, worth $5,000, assists non-profit organizations in efforts to save endangered architecturally and historically significant property. Asheville's historic Hopkins Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church, designed in 1910, received the 1996 Stedman award. The congregation, which once considered demolishing the building because of its structural problems, is now developing fundraising and preservation strategies. The church will use the Stedman Grant to stabilize the roof and the internal framing of the sanctuary floor.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 102, Winter 1997, p3-4, il
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The Robert E. Stipe Professional Award is the state's highest award given to working professionals demonstrating outstanding commitment to historic preservation as part of their job. Jo Ramsey Leimenstoll, architect and associate professor at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, received the award in 1996. Leimenstoll has worked with the North Carolina Main Street Program, was project architect on the Thomas Day/Union Tavern restoration in Milton, and is one of the country's foremost authorities on designing sympathetic additions to historic buildings.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 102, Winter 1997, p2-3, por
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The Minnette C. Duffy Award is the state's highest award for the preservation, restoration, or maintenance of grounds related to historic structures. The Chinqua-Penn Plantation gardens in Reidsville were developed in the 1920s. However, subsequent owners did not keep them up, and by the 1980s, the gardens had fallen into ruin. The Chinqua-Penn Foundation, Inc., formed in 1992, restored the gardens according to their 1920s layout. The Foundation received the award in 1996.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 102, Winter 1997, p4-5, il
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The L. Vincent Lowe, Jr. Award is the highest preservation award given to a state business for promoting protection of architectural resources in the state. William A. V. Cecil received the 1996 award for turning neglected Biltmore Estate in Asheville into a major tourist attraction, while at the same time stimulating economic growth in the region.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 102, Winter 1997, p5, por
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Raleigh native Richard H. Jenrette received the nation's highest preservation honor in October 1996, when he was presented the Louise duPont Crowninshield Award. The award is given by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Jenrette has given his expertise, time, and resources to many preservation projects, including restoration of Ayr Mount in Hillsborough, one of the state's finest Federal-style houses.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 102, Winter 1997, p1, por
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The Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit recognizes organizations and individuals demonstrating strong commitment to promotion of historical preservation. The 1996 winners of Awards of Merit include Mark Wilde-Ramsing of Wilmington, Pam Turner of Asheville, St. Philip's Episcopal Church in Brevard, and the Catawba County Historical Association.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 102, Winter 1997, p6-11, il
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Virginia A. Stevens, president of Preservation North Carolina from 1992 to 1994, received the 1996 Ruth Coltrane Cannon Award for statewide and local leadership in historic preservation over the past two decades. Stevens has been active in preservation efforts in Raleigh and Blowing Rock. The award is the state's most prestigious preservation one.
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North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 102, Winter 1997, p2, por