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.
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.