Norris House Wins Three Awards!

The Norris House, located at 421 N Blount St in downtown Raleigh, recently won three awards. Details are listed below:

2018 Sir Walter Raleigh Award for Community Appearance: Rehabilitation/Historic Preservation

The Sir Walter Raleigh Awards for Community Appearance recognize outstanding new contributions to the character, environment and appearance of the city of Raleigh. The Rehabilitation/Historic Preservation award is given for the preservation or rehabilitation of existing buildings, especially Raleigh's historic resources. Norris House is located in the North Blount St. local historic district.

2018 Gertrude S. Carraway Award of Merit

The Gertrude S. Carraway Awards of Merit are named in honor of the late Dr. Gertrude S. Carraway, a noted New Bern historian and preservationist. Presented since 1974, a maximum of twelve awards are given each year. The Awards of Merit give deserved recognition to individuals or organizations that have demonstrated a genuine commitment to historic preservation through extraordinary leadership, research, philanthropy, promotion, and/or significant participation in preservation. Congratulations to Norris House!

2018 Capital Area Preservation Anthemion Award

Winners of Capital Area Preservation's Anthemion Awards have made notable contributions to the preservation of Wake County's architectural landscape. The 2018 Annual Anthemion Awards will be held on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the Irregardless Cafe in Raleigh from 5:30pm to 7:30pm. We are so proud to be a part of the team that made this project happen!