West Chester Preservation Awards Ceremony and Reception 2023

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West Chester Preservation Awards Ceremony and Reception 2023

The WCDF created the West Chester Preservation Awards to recognize and celebrate Historic Preservation in the Borough of West Chester.

By West Chester Downtown Foundation

When and where

Date and time

Thursday, October 19 · 5:30 - 7:30pm EDT


Chester County History Center 225 North High Street West Chester, PA 19380

Refund Policy

No Refunds

About this event

  • 2 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The West Chester Downtown Foundation created the West Chester Preservation Awards to recognize projects, programs, and individuals that have helped to highlight and preserve West Chester's historic character. By bringing attention to such efforts, the WCDF hopes to encourage and engage business owners and residents of West Chester Borough in good preservation practices to strengthen the Borough's historic fabric.

Categories for Nomination are as follows:

Bricks and Mortar Awards – Awarded to recognize construction projects of exceptional quality for the preservation, restoration, or rehabilitation of historic buildings, structures, objects, sites, and landscapes, as well as new construction that is sensitive to West Chester’s historic fabric.

Preservation Service Awards – Awarded to individuals and organizations in recognition of educational and/or advocacy projects, publications, events, and activities that educate the community and promote a better understanding of the history of West Chester and the need to preserve the physical evidence of that history. 

West Chester Preservation Legacy Award – Awarded to an individual (living or deceased) or organization in recognition of outstanding contributions to the better understanding of West Chester's history and the preservation of the Borough's historic fabric.

  • Please plan to attend our Preservation Awards Ceremony and Reception to be held on the evening of Thursday, October 19, 2023, at 5:30 pm, at the Chester County History Center.

Join our growing list of Sponsors! Please contact Allen Burke: ABurke317@aol.com to support the West Chester Preservation Awards program.

About the organizer

The West Chester Downtown Foundation is a nonprofit organization that promotes community interest in the vitality, culture and livability of downtown West Chester through education, historic preservation and collaboration. We sponsor events and support projects relating to the enhancement of the Borough of West Chester:

Up On The Roof:  Annual fundraising event supporting the beautification and marketing of Downtown West Chester.

West Chester Preservation Awards:  Recognizes and celebrates individuals and projects that demonstrate historic preservation practices.      

Grants Program:  Awarded to non-profit organizations that serve Downtown West Chester and its residents.  

Performing Arts:  The Foundation supports emerging performers and performing arts organizations,
including the Uptown Entertainment Alliance and the West Chester Film Festival.

Philanthropy and Education:  The West Chester Downtown Foundation manages an endowment fund that is dedicated to funding future arts and education programs.