Riverside Avondale Preservation Awards 2019

Riverside Avondale Preservation is pleased to honor individuals, organizations and businesses within our historic district that exemplify outstanding achievement in historic preservation and the welcoming and inclusive nature of our neighborhoods.
Judges will review each nomination with an eye toward how the nominee reflected RAP's Core Principles:

  • Preserving and promoting the historic fabric.
  • Supporting vibrant, independent, local businesses.
  • Supporting quality of life improvements.
  • Honoring our community.
  • Promoting respectful, mutually-beneficial relationships.


The Winners for 2019

Architectural Rehabilitation Award
The Delgado Building
Mike Shad


Adaptive Reuse Award
Be Still Float Studio
Gina Schimpff
Content Modern
River City Contractors


Commercial Craftsmanship Award
Up In Smoke
Steve Williams - will not be at meeting
Lindsey Powell
George Kassis


Architectural Rehabilitation Award
1366 Challen Avenue
Phillip Stamborski and Kevin Elphick


Residential Craftsmanship Award
3528 Oak Street
Homeowners: Patty & Don Destephano
Jack Gqmpint or Legacy Construction of Jacksonville
Gerry Crouch of Sunscapes Landscape Design
Paul Richman of Paul Richman Masonry


Outstanding New Construction
3680 Richmond Street
McAneny Builders
Kristen & John Surface
Starr Sanford Design


Good Neighbor Award
Angelo Miller
Inksmith & Rogers Tattoo Studio


Stewardship Award
Edie Williams


Award of Merit
Michele Luthin,
Karen McCombs
Kelly Varn
Memorial Park Association
City of Jacksonville Parks, Recreation and Community Services

Memorial Park Association
City of Jacksonville Parks, Recreation and Community Services
Michele Luthin,
Karen McCombs
Kelly Varn


Award of Service to our Community

Jim Love

Kevin Kuzel


Wayne Wood Preservation Award
John Hurtubise and Richard Goodman