(HACKENSACK, NJ) – In celebration of National Preservation Month 2022 in May, Bergen County Executive Jim Tedesco and the County Board of Commissioners are pleased to announce the winners of the 2022 Bergen County Historic Preservation Awards. winners will be honored at the 2022 Bergen County Historic Preservation Awards ceremony on Thursday May 5e at 19 ‘o clock. The ceremony is by invitation only and will take place at Valley Brook County Golf Course, 15 Rivervale Rd, River Vale, NJ. The 2022 Historic Preservation Awards are organized by the Bergen County Parks Department, Cultural and Historic Affairs Division and the Historic Preservation Advisory Board.

The Bergen County Historic Preservation Awards were established in 1982 to encourage the preservation, restoration, and interpretation of irreplaceable historic sites in Bergen County. Since 1982, more than 320 awards have been given to individuals, students, organizations and businesses in honor of outstanding achievement in historic preservation.

Nine 2022 Historic Preservation Awards will be presented in the following categories:

Historic Preservation Project

(For landscape restoration by James Rose at EarthCam headquarters in Upper Saddle River.)

(For the restoration of his private residence at 112 Clairmont Avenue, Westwood, originally built in 1923.)

  • Borough of Rutherford; Sandeep Sikka, AIA of Preservation Studio; Marco Federico, John Carr and Kate Cowing of the Materials Conservation Center; Joanna S. Pietruszewski and Zbigniew Pietruszewski of Aegis Restauro; Neglia Engineering

(For the restoration of the city’s World War I monument, originally designed in 1920.)

Leadership in Historic Preservation

(In recognition of her efforts as Vice Chair of the Closter Historic Preservation Commission and her commitment to the preservation of historic sites in Closter and Bergen County.)

History Publishing

(For publication “The History of Nelson Airport”)

  • Tenafly Historic Preservation Commission

(For publication “A Tour with Elizabeth Cady Stanton & Susan B. Anthony in Tenafly, NJ”.)

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(In recognition of the resident and founder of the Franklin Lakes Historical Society for her efforts to educate the community about preserving the history of Franklin Lakes.)

(In recognition of the resident and former Borough of Oradell Historian and Archivist for his dedication to maintaining and presenting the history of Oradell.)

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  • Waldwick Community Alliance

(For the conservation of rotating exhibits at historic Waldwick Railway Station.)

The Cultural and Historical Affairs Division of Bergen County is dedicated to supporting arts, history and historic preservation. DCHA plays a leadership role in building a thriving cultural environment that benefits and distinguishes Bergen County as a New Jersey cultural destination, providing programs, services, and resources in all three areas.

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