We are honored to announce that our President & CEO, David A. Kahley, was named the “2021 Preservationist of the Year” by the Young Preservationist Association of Pittsburgh. The announcement was part of the annual award program of the Young Preservationist Association (YPA) that was virtually released on December 21, 2021. The announcement of the Preservationist of the Year begins at 2:45 minutes into the video. The Awards program also includes YPA’s list of the “Top Ten Historic Preservation Opportunities” in the Pittsburgh Region.
Matthew Craig, Executive Director of YPA said, “With David at the helm along with a committed staff and Board of Directors, The Progress Fund has effectively used Historic Preservation to rebuild communities, most recently undertaking the total rehab of the historic Hazelwood Brewery in the Hazelwood neighborhood of Pittsburgh”.