Golden Hammers double this year

Mobelux’s Saunders Station project at the old post office at 1635 W. Broad St. won in the best adaptive reuse–large category. (Historic Richmond)

Eight local revitalization projects were recognized with Golden Hammer Awards at a ceremony last week put on by Historic Richmond and Storefront for Community Design.

The annual awards, which recognize contributions to thoughtful revitalization of Richmond-area neighborhoods, were doubled this year due to a record-breaking number of nominations: 48.

Judges opted to split categories into “large” and “small” projects, or those above or below 5,000 square feet. The “best place-making” category was divided between private and public projects.

Architecture AF won in the best adaptive reuse–small category for its modern mixed-use project at 311 N. Second St. QHCI was the contractor.

Mobelux’s Saunders Station project at the old post office at 1635 W. Broad St. won in the best adaptive reuse–large category. BOB Architecture designed the project, and Mike Smith Construction was the contractor. Keiter was the tax credit consultant.

Best new construction–small went to Project:Homes and Maggie Walker Community Land Trust’s first house at 1114 N. 26th St. David R. Winn LLC was the architect, and Project:Homes was the contractor.

Bank Advisors LLC won best restoration for small projects for the Ledbury flagship store. (Historic Richmond)

Best new construction–large went to Henrico County’s Varina Area Library at 1875 New Market Road, designed by BCWH Architects and Tappe Architects. Kenbridge Construction was the contractor.

Best place-making went to Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church’s garden at 14 W. Duval St. in the private projects category, and to the City of Richmond and Public Art Commission’s Maggie Lena Walker Memorial Plaza in the public projects category. Firms involved on the memorial plaza included landscape architect and designer VHB, and contractors Simons Contracting Co., Empire Granite and City of Richmond.

Bank Advisors LLC won best restoration for small projects for the Ledbury flagship store and corporate headquarters at 315 W. Broad St. SMBW was the architect, and CCM was the contractor. The tax credit consultant was Sadler & Whitehead Architects PLC.

Best restoration–large went to M Companies’ Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia at 122 W. Leigh St. Baskervill was the architect, and Emerge Construction Group was the contractor.

Judges included Kim Chen with the City of Richmond Planning and Preservation Division, City Councilwoman Kim Gray, Better Housing Coalition CEO Greta Harris, Modern Richmond Realtor co-founder Andrea Levine, Church Hill People’s News founder John Murden, Baskervill principal Burt Pinnock, Camden Whitehead of VCU Interior Design and Sadler & Whitehead, Historic Richmond Executive Director Cyane Crump, and Storefront for Communtiy Design Executive Director Ryan Rinn.

Mobelux’s Saunders Station project at the old post office at 1635 W. Broad St. won in the best adaptive reuse–large category. (Historic Richmond)

Eight local revitalization projects were recognized with Golden Hammer Awards at a ceremony last week put on by Historic Richmond and Storefront for Community Design.

The annual awards, which recognize contributions to thoughtful revitalization of Richmond-area neighborhoods, were doubled this year due to a record-breaking number of nominations: 48.

Judges opted to split categories into “large” and “small” projects, or those above or below 5,000 square feet. The “best place-making” category was divided between private and public projects.

Architecture AF won in the best adaptive reuse–small category for its modern mixed-use project at 311 N. Second St. QHCI was the contractor.

Mobelux’s Saunders Station project at the old post office at 1635 W. Broad St. won in the best adaptive reuse–large category. BOB Architecture designed the project, and Mike Smith Construction was the contractor. Keiter was the tax credit consultant.

Best new construction–small went to Project:Homes and Maggie Walker Community Land Trust’s first house at 1114 N. 26th St. David R. Winn LLC was the architect, and Project:Homes was the contractor.

Bank Advisors LLC won best restoration for small projects for the Ledbury flagship store. (Historic Richmond)

Best new construction–large went to Henrico County’s Varina Area Library at 1875 New Market Road, designed by BCWH Architects and Tappe Architects. Kenbridge Construction was the contractor.

Best place-making went to Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church’s garden at 14 W. Duval St. in the private projects category, and to the City of Richmond and Public Art Commission’s Maggie Lena Walker Memorial Plaza in the public projects category. Firms involved on the memorial plaza included landscape architect and designer VHB, and contractors Simons Contracting Co., Empire Granite and City of Richmond.

Bank Advisors LLC won best restoration for small projects for the Ledbury flagship store and corporate headquarters at 315 W. Broad St. SMBW was the architect, and CCM was the contractor. The tax credit consultant was Sadler & Whitehead Architects PLC.

Best restoration–large went to M Companies’ Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia at 122 W. Leigh St. Baskervill was the architect, and Emerge Construction Group was the contractor.

Judges included Kim Chen with the City of Richmond Planning and Preservation Division, City Councilwoman Kim Gray, Better Housing Coalition CEO Greta Harris, Modern Richmond Realtor co-founder Andrea Levine, Church Hill People’s News founder John Murden, Baskervill principal Burt Pinnock, Camden Whitehead of VCU Interior Design and Sadler & Whitehead, Historic Richmond Executive Director Cyane Crump, and Storefront for Communtiy Design Executive Director Ryan Rinn.

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