Planning Commission Announces 2012 Design Awards Program Winners

Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Planning Commission announced the winners of the 2012 Design Awards Program at its meeting on Dec. 12. The program encourages and formally recognizes creative and innovative development solutions in the built environment.  Honor Awards were presented in the following categories: Residential Development – Erik Homes 73rd Street Duplex  and Greenwich Village Apartments; Commercial Development – Regional Health Professions Center at Tidewater Community College and Sentara Princess Anne Hospital; Rural Development – Southern Fried Country Market; Industrial Development – DAVCON, Inc.; Redevelopment – Russo Law Building; Strategic Growth Areas – Oceanaire; Sustainable Development – College Park Elementary School and Great Neck Middle School; and  Public Facilities – Virginia Beach Animal Care and Adoption Center, and Virginia Beach Law Enforcement Memorial .  A Merit Award for Redevelopment was presented to Vintage Pointe.


For information on the Planning Commission Design Awards, contact Jonathan Sanders in the Planning Department at 385-4621 or visit


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