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2019 Bulfinch Awards Gala - Institute of Classical Architecture & Art

The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art held its annual Bulfinch Award gala on April 27. It was an elegant evening, befitting of the organization's mission: "To advance the appreciation and practice of the principles of traditional architecture and its allied arts by engaging educators, professionals, students and enthusiasts."

2019 Bulfinch Award winners, Institute of Classical Architecture & Art
Award winners, from left: Dan Gordon, Catherine Turner, Rachel Staud, Lisa Tharp, Patrick Ahearn, Dell Mitchell, Eric Inman Daum, Leslie-jon Vickory, Kahlil Hamady, the Foster Reeves Ornamental Plaster team, David Pearson

Each year, the Bulfinch Award recognizes the best of classical architecture and design in New England. Our firm was honored to be among so many talented and inspiring winners, each of whom are doing their part to preserve and advance the classical arts.

Harvard Club of Boston

The ceremony was held at the Harvard Club of Boston, on Commonwealth Avenue... an inspiring bit of architecture in its own right.

The Harvard Hall, with its ornate double height volume, hosted the dinner reception and presentation ceremony.

The team at Lisa Tharp Interior Architecture + Design celebrates their 2019 Bulfinch Award
Our team, from left: me, Shelley Jain, Stephanie Mesner of Arteriors, Alex MacMillan, Caitlin Manning, Sam Tharp

Our team celebrated our winning Governor's House project together in the Massachusetts Room, under the watchful gaze of George Washington's portrait. Stephanie Mesner and her skilled team at Arteriors created beautiful decorative finishes in the home.

Burnham Builders
Burnham Builders team (from left): Charlie and Angela Barnard, Toni and Ben Burnham

We were thrilled that other Governor's House team members were in attendance, including our renovation partners, Burnham Builders. Other key members of the team (not shown) include Mauro's Painting, Patina Designs, Julie Weinstein's workroom and our own Kelly Hiselman.

Institute of Classical Architecture & Art's Officers and Board Members
From left: Michael Gray, William Young, Eric Inman Daum, Nancy Berry, Sally Wilson, David Andreozzi, Stephen Payne, Lee Reid, Jason Harris, Leslie-jon Vickory, Michael Tartamella, Susan Close, Dan Gordon

A huge thank you to the dedicated officers and board members of the ICAA's New England Chapter. Our team looks forward to supporting your important work in the years ahead.

Photography by Jen Bolitho

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