This building at 275 Lawrence Avenue will receive an award Thursday from the Central Okanagan Heritage Society for fitting in with its heritage surroundings.
Members of the Central Okanagan Heritage Society will present an award tomorrow recognizing the builders of a distinctive brick structure at 275 Lawrence Ave.
The society says the handsome retro-style office building, constructed and owned by Worman Commercial, is an example of a new structure that fits in well with its heritage surroundings. Kelowna's first firehall is right beside the new building.
This is the 30th year the society has presented a number of awards recognizing efforts to preserve and restore the older elements of Kelowna's architectural landscape.
Other winners are:
Larry Foster for Distinguished Community Service.
The Bray House at 1810 Ethel St. for conservation work on a residence.
Central Elementary School at 1825 Richter St. for conservation work on a non-residential property.
The Stone House at 1806 Abbott continued high-quality preservation work.
Thomson Marshes, near the Mission sports complex, for preservation of a neighbourhood or area.