Canton
Preservation
Society


131 Wertz Ave NW
Canton, OH 44708
330-452-9341

What's Current in Preservation at CPS . . .

ANNUAL MEETING: May 16, 2019

    Over 100 members and guests enjoyed the 2019 Annual Meeting at the Metropolitan Centre Ballroom.
   After a lively social hour, President Wick Hartung led the membership meeting. Business included the election of trustees and officers for the coming year.
    The 2019 CPS Scholarship of $1,000 was presented to Janell Dima, a 2019 graduate of Canton McKinley High School. Janell will enroll this autumn at Bowling Green State University to major in architecture.
   Preservation Awards were presented in two categories, Residential and Commercial.


Commercial Award

Elena Building, built 1930

2433  4th St NW, Canton
owned/restored by David DiChiara
 and currently home of
Alexander's Art House, Alex Mintun–resident artist

Residential Award

Ezra Pepple Home, built 1841

730 Portage St NW, North Canton
owned/restored by Gary & Rita Wechter

   Following the business meeting and meal, local historian Richard Haldi presented an engaging program about the well-remembered Case Mansion, demolished in 1990. The structure was significant not only for its owner Frank Case, but also for its architect Guy Tilden.


2020 PRESERVATION AWARD

Canton Preservation Society is currently accepting nominations for their 2020 Preservation Awards. Properties will be considered for each of three categories:

  • Residential

  • Commercial

  • Adapted Reuse

Completed nomination forms must be received by April 1, 2020.
Download the nomination form here: Preservation Award Nomination Form

2020 PRESERVATION SOCIETY SCHOLARSHIP:

The Canton Preservation Society's annual scholarship provides financial assistance to a Stark County student or graduate preparing for a career related to historic preservation.  Eligible applicants include students in technical, undergraduate or graduate study intending to enroll, or already enrolled, in a program in Historic Preservation or a related field which can include, but need be not limited to, Building Preservation, History, Architecture, American Studies, Urban Planning, or Museum Studies. 

The program of study must be at a U.S. university, college, or institution.  The student’s eligibility will be based partly on financial need and partly on the application materials, academic performance, community service and promise shown for future achievement, based on the judgment of a review panel.  The award is for a maximum of $1000.00 toward school tuition and paid directly to the school. 

Applications are available by calling the Canton Preservation Society at 330-452-9341, and must be postmarked no later than April 1, 2020.  The recipient will be honored at the CPS Annual Meeting in May 2020.

Download the scholarship form here in fillable Word format:
Preservation Scholarship Application

Download the scholarship form here in pdf format for printing:
Preservation Scholarship Application


 

2010 - Canton Preservation Society
Last update 08/22/2019