One year and a day after the Grand Re-Opening of the Juanita Craft Civil Rights House and Museum, The Craft House received a Preservation Achievement Award!

The award was presented at the 25th Annual Preservation Dallas Awards Ceremony. 

Preservation Dallas is a nonprofit dedicated to the preservation and revitalization of Dallas’s historic buildings, neighborhoods and places. The annual Preservation Achievement Awards allow the organization to share and honor inspiring preservation projects and people involved in preservation in the Dallas community. 

Special thanks to @McCoy Collaborative (Nancy McCoy and Andrea Hamilton) for their work to preserve the Craft House and the award nomination. 

Juanita Craft Team: Martine Elyse Philippe, Director of the Office of Arts and Culture, Russell Dryer, Cultural Venues, John Spriggins, South Dallas Cultural Center, Kendall Ferguson, Juanita Craft Civil Rights House and Museum, Friends of the Juanita Craft Civil Rights House and Museum Board, Nathan Magill, Facilities Supervisor, JQ Infrastructure, NOVA Engineering, CCA Landscape Architects, and Nouveau Technology Services 

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Humanitarian Awards

The Juanita Craft Humanitarian Awards were created in partnership with the State Fair of Texas to honor Ms. Craft’s legacy. Each year the ceremony recognizes past, present, and future leaders who are following in her footsteps, by presenting awards to individuals who have made an impact on civil rights in the City of Dallas.

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