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Geneva Historic Preservation Commission sponsors photography contest

Published: Monday, May 13, 2013 1:11 p.m. CST

GENEVA – The City of Geneva Historic Preservation Commission is sponsoring a citywide photography contest honoring May as National Preservation Month.

Interested individuals are invited to submit a digital photographic entry, consisting of two images, which capture the materials of the City's historic architecture.

Participants must submit an entry form along with two original photos – one a general view and one with an associated detail – of a treasured historic building, structure, object or place within the municipal boundaries of Geneva.

Entry forms are available online or at Geneva City Hall. Entries will be accepted until 4 p.m. Monday, May 20. Entries may be submitted via email to 2013hpcontest@geneva.il.us or in person to the Office of the Historic Preservation Planner at Geneva City Hall, 22 S. First St. Members of the public can vote for their favorite entries at www.geneva.il.us/hpc/contest/voting.htm from 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 22 until 10 a.m. Thursday May 30.

This contest is open to any resident of Geneva, except employees, elected and/or appointed officials, and their immediate family members. Sample contest submissions, a complete list of official rules and additional information is available at www.geneva.il.us/hpc/contest/ or by calling historic preservation planner Michael A. Lambert at 630-938-4541 or email to mlambert@geneva.il.us.

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