Calling all Photographers to Participate in the Historic Preservation Photo Contest

Winning Photographs will go on Public Display

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – The City of Corpus Christi Landmark Commission calls on all photographers to submit their best images to depict historic sites in our beautiful city.

The City will celebrate National Preservation Month in May through the lenses of the community. We invite photographers of all ages and levels to capture unique views of the City’s perceived landmarks. 

We are looking for captivating preservation highlights of what makes or has made Corpus Christi, such as an architectural element, an important building, a site of a historical event, a monument that recognizes a moment in history, or a street view you would like to see preserved.

To participate in the contest, submit original high-resolution photographs by May 1. Please follow the submission guidelines.

Submittal process:

  • Upload up to three (3) photos to your personal Instagram or Facebook account
  • Make posting public
  • Tag photograph with the hashtag #PreserveCC22.

 Must submit photos between Friday, April 1 through Sunday, May 1. Once the City reviews submissions the pictures will be uploaded to the Development Services Facebook page at, where citizens can vote by “Liking” the best photos. The voting period runs from May 3 to May 10, 2022. The top five photographs with the most “likes” will win.

The winner’s photos will be displayed on the City’s social media sites, La Retama Public Library, City Hall, and Development Services.

For information on guidelines and rules, visit or email if you have any questions.

Photo Contest 3-18-22 Green