Awards & Distinctions

Accredited Museum - American Alliance of Museums

National Historic Landmark

National Register of Historic Places

National Trust for Historic Places

Historical Marker for The Gate Lodge

2017 The Susan L. Hamo Hospitality Person of the Year Award for Betty Pinter - Akron Summit Convention and Vistors Bureau

2016 Best of the Best Award - Best Historic Home (Midwest) - American Bus Association

2016 Deck the Hall listed in Top 100 Events 2016 in North America  - American Bus Association

2015 Winner of Best Historic House Tour - USA Today Readers’ Choice 10Best

2015 Merit Award for Education Curriculum in Collaboration with Akron Public Schools - American Association of State & Local History

2014 OMA Visual Communication (Silver) Award – Ohio Museum Association

2014  The Susan L. Hamo Hospitality Person of the Year Award for Sharon Hershey - Akron Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau

2013 OMA Visual Communication (Silver) Award – Ohio Museum Association


Restoration Awards

2012 Ohio Historic Preservation Office of the Ohio Historical Society’s Award of Merit for the restoration of 16 chimneys at Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

2011 Cleveland Restoration Society and AIA Cleveland Cultural Resource Preservation Award for the Storm Water Management & Restoration Project

2011 Ohio Landscape Association Award for Outstanding Workmanship and Dedication to Excellence as Project Designer for the Stan Hywet Hall Japanese Garden

2010 Cleveland Chapter of The American Institute of Architects Renovation/Restoration Merit Award for the Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Storm Water Project

2010 Summit County Progress Through Preservation Heritage Award for Superior Preservation of an Historic Landscape Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens, Storm Water Project