2019 RHODY AWARD WINNERS
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Betty and Carlo Mencucci
Betty and Carlo are longtime Burrillville preservationists who have found their niche conserving historic gravestones.
Paul F. Miller
Paul has decades of service to Newport as a curator and public scholar of decorative arts, historic architecture, and social history.
Historic Wickford Markers Project
The project highlights the village’s multi-layered, sometimes surprising history through a series of nine interpretive signs.
The Pawtuxet Rangers are community leaders in Pawtuxet Village who interpret Rhode Island’s military and community history and steward the company’s 1843 armory.
International Tennis Hall of Fame
The International Tennis Hall of Fame has championed historic preservation at the Newport Casino (1880).
Martha Werenfels and Frank Satterthwaite
Martha and Frank have restored the Queen Anne-style Eudora Beynon and Ada Puffer House & Carriage House (ca. 1887) in Cranston.
Cheryl Hackett and John Grosvenor
Cheryl and John have restored Restmere in Middletown, an 1857 villa designed by architect Richard Upjohn as a summer retreat for Alexander Van Rensselaer.
The Coletta Group
The Coletta Group has thoughtfully restored commercial and residential spaces in the landmark Avis Block (1851) in Wickford Village.
Sussy DeLeon and Stephen Biernacki
Sussy and Stephen have restored the elegant Ballou House (1875-77) on Providence’s West Side for a mix of uses including Sussy’s real estate firm, commercial offices, and apartments.
Robert Terino, Anthony Santoro, and John Santoro
This trio has converted the historic Lymansville Company Mill (1884-1956) in North Providence into Lofts at Lyman Mill, with 109 market-rate apartments and creative amenities..