The nomination deadline has been extended to Sept. 30 for both Green Awards and Historic Preservation Awards.
Green Awards…Presented annually by Environment & Energy Commission, the annual awards recognize individuals, groups and organizations that have demonstrated leadership as stewards of the Oak Park environment. Past awards have included zero waste practices at a local elementary school, a greywater recycling system at a single-family home and a vegetable garden built atop a residential garage. Nominations may be made online at www.oak-park.us/greenawards. Call 708.358.5700 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Preservation Awards…Each year, the Historic Preservation Commission recognizes projects that demonstrate commitment to protecting and advancing the community’s architectural heritage. Single-family homes, apartment buildings, commercial buildings, public/institutional buildings and religious structures may be nominated in the categories of restoration, rehabilitation, adaptive use and additions/new construction. Additional awards are presented for stewardship, detail and design. Nominations may be submitted online at www.oak-park.us/preservationawards, in person, by U.S. Mail or via email. Nomination forms are available in Village Hall, 123 Madison St., by calling 708.358.5417 or by email to email@example.com. For more information, call 708.358.5417 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.