Telluride enjoys a community rich in historic resources. In recognition of the challenge of preserving this legacy, the Town of Telluride and its Historic & Architectural Review Commission
have established the Preservation Awards Program. Awards are presented every two years to compatible additions, rehabilitation & restoration, compatible infill and continuing preservation projects that have displayed outstanding commitments to historic preservation and compatible building techniques within the Town of Telluride. Awards are based on a commitment to preserving Telluride's historic resources, enhancing the overall design of the community and protecting the traditional character of the Town.