Mesa City Council recognized the 2019 recipients of Historic Preservation Awards at its Oct. 21 meeting:
City of Mesa - Rehabilitation and Restoration for the assistance in preserving the City of Mesa's neon signs
Michelle Donovan - Rehabilitation and Restoration for the building facade at The Nile Theater and The Nile Coffee Shop
Kathy Adams - Stewardship for the building facade at the Nile Theater
Bruce Nelson - Local Preservationist for the Research and Production of the documentary "Nile Theater: An Oasis in the Desert"
Sandra Gracia Apsey - Education and Outreach for the preservation of the Washington Park/Escobedo Community
The City's Historic Preservation Board selected the recipients from a group of nominations received during the spring.
Since 1998, the City has recognized more than 50 citizens and preservation projects for their contributions to historic preservation in Mesa.
Public Information and Communications
Contact: Kevin Christopher