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Paducah hotel honored by the Kentucky Heritage Council

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Chris Black, Jorge Martinez, Paul Gourieux, and Barbara Hulette.  Black and Hulette are board members of the Ida lee Willis Foundation. Chris Black, Jorge Martinez, Paul Gourieux, and Barbara Hulette. Black and Hulette are board members of the Ida lee Willis Foundation.

A boutique hotel in downtown Paducah has won an award from the Kentucky Heritage Council.

The 1857 Hotel at 210 Kentucky Avenue received a Preservation Project Award at the 38th annual Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards on Wednesday. The presentation was held around 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Kentucky Governor’s Executive Mansion in Frankfort. 

According to a news release from the heritage council, the Preservation Project Awards recognize "outstanding examples of rehabilitation or preservation of historic buildings, or other types of projects that have had a significant impact on Kentucky’s built environment or historic or prehistoric places."

The hotel opened last month after its owners restored the building from 1875.

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