Emily Leonard for the 1874 Robert Watt Tannahill Homestead- Great Steward Award

Emily Leonard for her stewardship of the 1874 Robert Watt Tannahill Homestead at 9741 Verna Drive North.   Emily Leonard purchased the Tannahill Homestead in 1993 and her love affair with this local and state landmark continues today.  Built by Scotsman Robert W. Tannahill and his wife Mary Catherine (Smallwood) on a 320-acre tract, Tannahill drew … Read more

Fort Capital for the move of Topsy’s Cafe (now Salsa Limon)- Great Steward Award

Chris Powers, Jr. CEO, Fort Capital for the move of Topsy’s Cafe (now Salsa Limon) from 929 N. University Drive to 5012 White Settlement Road (1947) In 1947 contractor Jack Corn built Topsy’s Cafe for Jack Vivian Allen, who served meals in this Streamline Moderne building for over 25 years.  With its smooth aluminum sides … Read more

Barclay C. Berdan, CEO, Texas Health Resources-1200 Pennsylvania Avenue- Great Steward Award

Texas Health Resources for their thoughtful stewardship of the Old Renfro Drug Store building (1920).  This eye-catching, curved, one story commercial building at 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue is constructed of brick and hallow tile, with cast stone.  The building’s curving facade takes advantage of the prominent corner of Pennsylvania Avenue and Henderson Street.  The exemplary cast-stone … Read more

Garvey-Viehl Kelley House at 769 Samuels Avenue- Preservation Project Award

Embrey Partners and project architect, Ames Fender, for restoring and adapting the Garvey- Viehl-Kelley House  into The Kelly. The Garvey-Viehl-Kelley house is one of the oldest high-style residence in Fort Worth.  The construction of this Queen Anne home started in 1884 and continued until 1890.  This iconic residence in Fort Worth’s oldest “silk-stocking” neighborhood faces … Read more

The Dickson-Jenkins Lofts & Plaza and The Dickson-Jenkins Lofts & Shops-Preservation Project Award

Eddie Vanston and Tom Reynolds for the Dickson-Jenkins Lofts & Plaza, formerly the Branch-Smith Building.  The Dickson-Jenkins Lofts & Plaza and the Dickson-Jenkins Lofts & Shops were built in 1926.  Originally, this warehouse building was a factory for the Dickson-Jenkins Manufacturing Co.., makers of farm clothing and apparel.  Sometime in the 1960’s the building was … Read more

Dale Sellers/Phoenix 1 Restoration & Construction Ltd. – Preservation Project Award

Dale Sellers/Phoenix 1 Restoration & Construction Ltd. for the restoration of the Meissner Brown Funeral Home. This Spanish-Electic-styled funeral home at 2717 Avenue B was designated a Fort Worth Landmark in 1991 and placed on HFW’s endangered list in 2015. Constructed around 1937 this iconic Poly building believed to be designed by Joseph R. Pelich, … Read more