Alexandria Beautification Commission Requests Nominations for 2019 Awards

This home is a former Alexandria Beautification Award Winner.

ALEXANDRIA, VA- The Alexandria Beautification Commission is seeking nominations for their 2019 Beautification Awards. Nominees should demonstrate exceptional efforts in contributing to the beautification of their communities, neighborhoods and residences through architecture, landscaping or sustainable practices.

Over the next several weeks, the Commission will canvas the city in search of properties to nominate for this year’s awards. Kathryn Chiasson, Chair of the Alexandria Beautification Commission, encourages the public to participate in the process: “We are fortunate to live in a community with engaged citizens working to make it a better place. Exciting beautification efforts are happening throughout Alexandria, and we want to know about all of them.” Christina Mazurkevich, Commissioner and real estate agent, says, “There are many notable properties in this beautiful city. Through our collaborative efforts, we can find and recognize these hidden gems.”

Former award winner Jason Yates, Jr. shows off their sign at “Yates Corner” at Braddock Road and Mount Avenue.

Nominations will be accepted for the following six categories: Excellence in Architecture, Excellence in Sustainable Design, Green Practices in Beautification, Community Beautification, Residential Beautification, and Commercial Beautification. Nominees may be residents, businesses, organizations or community groups.

Nominations must be received by Monday, May 27, 2019 via an online form at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019beautification. Winners will be announced in the Fall.