RECOGNITION

When the prestigious Betts House was first restored by Martha Tuttle, it received its first "Historic Preservation Recognition" award from the Miami Purchase Association "for perseverance and courage to restore the family house, the oldest brick building in Cincinnati, helping to give impetus to revitalize the Betts-Longworth neighborhood."  Since then, the Betts House has received many different recognitions and:

Tourism Awards:

2014-2015 Bike Friendly Destinations Program, Gold Certified Destination by the Queen City Bike. http://www.queencitybike.com/bike-friendly-destinations/

Media Recognition:

12/1/2013: Cincinnati Enquirer's "Betts House, the Rock of the West End" http://cincinnati.com/blogs/ourhistory/2013/12/15/betts-house-the-rock-of-the-west-end/

Awards:

1990: 27th Annual Award by Greater Cincinnati Beautiful for Beautification
11/4/2004: Preservation Award by The Cincinnati Preservation Association for the "The Changing Cultural Landscape of the West End" Exhibit
11/13/2005: Preservation Award by The Cincinnati Preservation Association for the "Lost Cincinnati: Why Buildings Die" Exhibit
10/7/2006: Public Education and Awareness Award by The Ohio Preservation Office of the Ohio Historical Society for the "Lost Cincinnati: Why Buildings Die" Exhibit
9/29/2007: Public Education and Awareness Award by The Ohio Preservation Office of the Ohio Historical Society for the "Endangered Cincinnati: Can These Buildings Be Saved?" Exhibit
2008: Award of Merit by The American Architectural Foundation and Victor O. Schinnerer & Company, Inc. for Excellence in Public Education of Architecture and Design
9/3/2009: Award of Achievement by The Ohio Association of Historical Societies & Museums for the "Great Cincinnati Families at Home, Parts 1 & 2" Exhibit
10/2/2010: History Outreach Award by The Ohio Local History Alliance for the "From Tenements to Town Houses & Multi-Family Housing in Cincinnati" Exhibit
5/26/2011: Griffin Yeatman Award by The Hamilton County Recorder's Office for Recognition
10/6/2012: History Outreach Award by The Ohio Local History Alliance for the "The Big Shake: How the 1811-1812 Madrid Earthquakes Rocked the Ohio Valley" Exhibit
4/6/2013: Public History Award by The Ohio Academy of History for the "The Big Shake: How the 1811-1812 Madrid Earthquakes Rocked the Ohio Valley" Exhibit
9/20/2013: Award of Merit by The American Association for State and Local History for the "The Big Shake: How the 1811-1812 Madrid Earthquakes Rocked the Ohio Valley" Exhibit
10/3/2015: Bricks, Barrel Vaults, & Beer: The Architectural Legacy of Cincinnati Breweries was awarded a 2015 Outstanding Achievement award by the Ohio Local History Alliance.

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