New Orleans Homes & Lifestyles magazine and the Preservation Resource Center presented the prestigious Renaissance Award to this year's recipients at the fourth annual award ceremony. This year's honorees were:

J. Wardlaw Witherspoon Jr.
Lydia and Blair Francis Scanlon
Valorie Hart and Alberto Paz
Beverly McKenna
Wes and Melinda McWhorter

 

 

Steve Hronek took photographs on our behalf:

4th Annual Renaissance Awards

The luncheon crowd.

 

4th Annual Renaissance Awards

Editor-in-Chief Errol Laborde offers some opening remarks.

 

4th Annual Renaissance Awards

Keynote speaker Charlotte Moss speaks about restoration, inspiration and fabric.

 

4th Annual Renaissance Awards

Editor Eve Kidd Crawford announces the winners.

 

4th Annual Renaissance Awards

From left to right: J. Wardlaw Witherspoon Jr., Melinda and Wes McWhorter, Beverly McKenna, Valorie Hart and Alberto Paz.