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Spotlight on Architectural Excellence [2022]

In a fiercely competitive field of nearly 370 entries across 11 residential design categories, the 2022 Residential Design Architecture Awards (RDAA) stood as a testament to the outstanding creativity and innovation within the industry. The ...
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Spotlight on Architectural Excellence [2023]

In a dazzling celebration of architectural brilliance, the 2023 Residential Design Awards brought forth a stellar lineup of winners whose innovative designs redefine the essence of modern living. Among the standout projects were the custom ...
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Residential Design Awards Competition

Hey architecture enthusiasts! We've got some exciting news for you - the 2024 residential design awards competition is open for entires and we can't wait to see the incredible projects that will take center stage ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Southampton

Nestled on the western edge of the city, just south of the James River, Southampton is a charming neighborhood with a unique character. Its less structured layout, rolling hills, and wooded lots create a distinctively ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Church Hill

Church Hill - Where it all began for Richmond As a resident of Church Hill, I often find myself strolling along the weathered brick sidewalks of Richmond's oldest neighborhood, transported back in time. Enjoying a ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Byrd Park

Byrd Park, both the park itself and the neighborhood on its eastern side, has a rich history dating back to the late 1800s when the City of Richmond decided to construct a reservoir. The excavated ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Scott’s Addition

Scott's Addition, in its early years, was primarily recognized as a commercial and industrial district. However, it has since undergone a significant transformation, attracting substantial investment from various stakeholders. Developers, creative professionals, restaurateurs, retailers, breweries, ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Laburnum Park

Laburnum Park is a charming historic neighborhood nestled in Richmond's Northside, offering a tight-knit community, rich history, and a desirable location. Just north of The Diamond and The Boulevard, this neighborhood comprises fifteen city blocks ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Fulton

The Fulton neighborhood, steeped in history and community spirit, owes its name to James Alexander Fulton and his wife, Eliza Mayo. Eliza Mayo was related to other notable figures in Richmond's history, including Major William ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Westover Hills

Westover Hills, located along the south banks of the James River, is nestled between Stratford Hills to the west and Forest Hill to the east. The neighborhood's name pays homage to its historical connection to ...
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Neighborhoods of RVA: Museum District

The Museum District is another uniquely Richmond neighborhood built upon history, architecture and community listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Surrounded by several popular neighborhoods (including the Fan, Carytown, and Scott’s Addition), it ...
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colorful shops along Cary Street

Neighborhoods of RVA: Carytown

Carytown  — often affectionately referred to as "the mile of style," owes its name to its prime location along Cary Street, which was named after Colonel Archibald Cary in 1927. Today, this district has become ...
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