Awards and other Accolades

2015  GRAND PRIZE WINNER – Chicago Painted Lady Contest

For the second year in a row one of clinet’s homes has won the Chicago Painted Ladies award. This also my fourth house to win the award.  I’m pleased that I was able to assit the Lee family in bringing their home back to its intended splendor.


New Rochelle Heritage Award

This project of Rob’s won a New Rochelle Heritage Award in June of 2013

2014  GRAND PRIZE WINNER – Chicago Painted Lady Contest

Elgin home honored as one of Chicago’s finest.  I was pleased to assit the Berry family in recoloring their house to be an award winner.



Chicago Painted Lady Contest. This 1856 Italianate Home was restored by Marcie & Bobby Schulien.

Winner 2012 Palladio Award

Rob’s color scheme for the owners of thishome in Dexter, Michigan helped them with this prestigious prize.

Kelly-Moore Paints Color Card

See Rob’s extensive historical contribution to the Kelly-Moore Paints Historic Lifestyles ™ of the West color card. This palette of 106 colors is available now at Kelly-Moore Paints.

Other Accolades

  • Historic House Colors was named to the “Best Building Pros in America ” list published by  “This Old House Magazine”
  • Historic House Colors clients Michael & Karine Zimney won a 2016 Fargo-Moorehead Heritage Society Preservation award.
  • HHC received an award from the St. Paul. MN Heritage Preservation Commission for my work on the Hagen house.
  • June 2015 “Old House Journal,” see examples of Rob’s clients homes in the “Time to Paint” article.
  • July 2015 “This Old House” magazine, see Rob’s ideas for a Foursquare color makeover.
  • The Summer 2013 issue of American Bungalow magazine features a house of Robs from Royal Oak, MI
  • Rob’s paint colors appear on the 2012 Palladio Award winning home in “Period Homes”
  • The Bailey house project that Rob completed is features in the Fall 2011 issue of “American Bungalow”
  • One of Rob’s projects is featured in the October 2010 issue of “Preservation Magazine”

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