Rick Gonzalez, an architect who hosts historic walking tours, in West Palm Beach, has won a 2017 Historic Preservation Award, in the community service category.
This year’s other winners are:
- Rehabilitation: 114 S. Olive Avenue, the adaptive reuse of a long vacant space (now Mexican restaurant Banko Cantina), honoring its roots as the American National Bank building.
- Infill design: Heidi Lange of 427 27th St. Two other buildings by the contractor, All Purpose Construction, at 3505 and 3509 Poinsettia were recognized for fitting into the Old Northwood neighborhood.
- Craftsmanship: Mr. Tom Youchak, for his work on the Tabernacle Baptist Church stained glass window restoration.
The winners were chosen by the city’s Historic Preservation Board from more than 20 nominations.