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for North Carolina Preservation Vol. Issue 131, Spring 2007
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Preservation North Carolina started its Endangered Properties Program in 1977. Then the first criteria for preservation was that the property had to be endangered. In 2007, North Carolina is experiencing explosive growth and the definition of what constitutes an endangered property has changed. Myrick discusses this new endangered definition, such as historic buildings sited on highly developable land; historic buildings located on agricultural land; and historic buildings that are candidates for salvage and reuse of their contents.
The Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit recognizes organizations and individuals demonstrating strong commitment to promotion of historical preservation. Among the 2006 winners are Fayetteville and the Fayetteville Area Convention and Visitors Bureau for acquiring the condemned 1890 Cape Fear and Yadkin Valley Railway Depot and rehabilitating it into a transportation museum and Brooks Graham's restoration of her mother's antebellum farmhouse, the Farrish-Lambeth House in Sanford.
The 2006 Ruth Coltrane Cannon Award, North Carolina's most prestigious preservation award, was presented Hamilton C. Horton, Jr. of Winston-Salem. Horton received the award for more than thirty years of service to historic preservation both as a private citizen and as a five-term senator in the North Carolina General Assembly.
Preservation North Carolina presented its 2006 historic preservation awards to the following recipients: Old Salem, Inc. (Minnette C. Duffy Landscape Preservation Award); Hickory Landmarks Society (Stedman Incentive Grant); Reid Thomas (Robert E, Stipe Professional Award); and Greg Hatem, Empire Properties, Raleigh (L. Vincent Lowe, Jr., Business Award).