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Send In Your Nominations For Inw Home Awards

The Spokesman-Review invites nominations for the 1997 Inland Northwest Home Awards. The program recognizes and encourages outstanding local residential projects. Winning projects will be featured in The Spokesman-Review beginning Nov. 14.


1. New homes 1,800 square feet (heated space) or smaller.

2. New homes larger than 1,800 square feet.

3. Remodel projects involving structural changes, modernizations or additions.

4. Restoration to preserve historic architecture.


Any residential project within The Spokesman-Review’s Eastern Washigton-North Idaho circulation area completed after Aug. 1, 1995. Entries may be submitted by an owner, designer or builder, with the others’ consent.


Each entry should be submitted in a standard-size folder or binder and include: A cover page listing the owner, builder and designer’s names, addresses and telephone numbers. Also indicate which category you are entering.

Next, a one-page, typed statement of the project goal and site demands and how they were satisfied. Include completion date.

At least three interior and three exterior photographs (no slides). For renovations and remodels, “before” views are helpful.

A basic floor plan showing rooms, windows, doors and compass orientation.

Information about energy features, if other than code.

Entry fee

Each entry must be accompanied by a check for $10 (payable to The Spokesman-Review) to help cover program costs.


All entries must be received by 5 p.m., Oct 31. Mail them to: Features Department Home Awards, The Spokesman-Review, P.O. Box 2160, Spokane, WA 99210, or hand-deliver them to the first-floor security desk in the newspaper’s downtown Spokane building at 999 W. Riverside.


A panel of five distinguished design professionals will select award winners.

Categories may have multiple winners. To ensure fairness, entrants’ names will be kept confidential until after judging is completed.


Each first-place winner will receive an engraved plaque. Runners-up will receive framed certificates.

If you want your entry returned, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope or indicate that you will pick up your entry at The Spokesman-Review’s office after Nov. 14.

For more information, contact Michael Guilfoil at (509) 459-5491, or via e-mail at

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