Crossroads Academy of Kansas City charter school received the 2014 “best adapative reuse” honor from Historic Kansas City for turning a downtown building at 1015 Central St. into a school.
The historic organization’s “best preservation practices” award went to the Cosby Hotel restoration at Ninth and Baltimore.
A building at 1515 Walnut was cited for injecting “contemporary design in a historic context,” and the Liberty Memorial got top honors for excellence in conservation.
Brad Nicholson received the organization’s “lifetime achievement award” for his work in the Crossroads district.
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Other award recipients for historic preservation work included Seven Oaks School, Phantom of Kansas City, Historic Green, Save Kemper Arena Campaign, Steve Foutch, Bruce Mathews and Rod Parks.