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Photos: 2017 River Cities Preservation Awards

The 2017 River Cities Preservation Awards were handed out this week. The event was hosted in Covington at the Hellmann Creative Center, the renovation of which earned the Center for Great Neighborhoods an honor on Wednesday.

Covington Winners

Project Excellence Award: Hotel Covington

Adaptive Reuse: The Center for Great Neighborhoods, The Hellmann Creative Center - which will also be honored next week with a state historic preservation award.

Adaptive Reuse: Orleans Development, The Boone Block

Rehabilitation Commercial: 530 Main Pro LLC, 530 Main Street, better known as Lisse, the new Dutch-inspired steakhouse in Mainstrasse Village

Stewardship Award: Tony Milburn, who has recently renovated multiple buildings along Fifth Street, years after restoring the Odd Fellows Hall

Newport Winners

Rehabilitation Residential: 611 E. 9th Street, Langley Properties

Rehabilitation Adaptive Reuse: 821 York Street, Studio821

Preservation Legacy: Weingartner Street, Neighborhood Foundations

Rehabilitation Commercial: 107 E. 9th Street, Carabello Coffee

Historic Rehabilitation: 736 Washington Ave, Mansion Hill Properties, which will be the new home of Katharina's, a German-inspired cafe

Historic Restoration:  530 W. 9th Street, Newport Rolling Mill Building

Bellevue Winners

Exterior Rehabilitation: Taylor and Sasha Voss, 143 Lake Street

Preservation Hero: William Stolz

Window Restoration & Workshop: Marilyn Schleyer, 327 Fairfield Avenue

Ludlow Winners

Matt & Mary Williams, Folk School Coffee Parlor, 332 Elm Street

Jeff and Carey Warman, 49 Kenner Street 

Jim/Betty Knipfer, 235 Lake Street

Mary Ann Benson, 233 Lake Street

Photos by RCN's Brian Frey

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