The restoration of historic Sherman Building in Washington, DC received an Award for Excellence in Historic Preservation on May 15, 2014 from the District of Columbia Preservation League.

This award was received by general contractor for the project, The Christman Company, as well as specialty subcontractors including Hayles and Howe, Inc. Representing Hayles and Howe were project manager Marc Berrong and site supervisor Marcelo Jiminez. This prestigious award was presented by the DC Office of Planning, The DC Historic Preservation Office and the DC Preservation League. The awards event was hosted by the Daughters of the American Revolution at the DAR Constitution Hall. Hayles and Howe’s work included interior plaster restoration and historic exterior stucco restoration. The landmark Sherman Building is located on the grounds of the Armed Forces Retirement Homes.