Nominations Open for 2024 Alexandria Beautification Awards

May 11, 2024 | by

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ALEXANDRIA, VA-As the City of Alexandria gears up to celebrate its 275th birthday, the Alexandria Beautification Commission is thrilled to announce the commencement of nominations for the prestigious 2024 Beautification Awards. This year, while marking this momentous occasion in the city’s rich history, residents, businesses, and community organizations are invited to participate in recognizing and honoring the architectural splendor and urban charm that define our beloved city!

The Beautification Commission seeks nominations in the following categories: residential, commercial, architectural, and community. We are looking for buildings, homes, properties, and communities that exemplify excellence in enhancing the aesthetic appeal of Alexandria. In light of Alexandria’s 275th birthday,  a new dimension of urban charm will be introduced, spotlighting balconies visible from the public right of way! This addition promises to further elevate the beauty of the cityscape, inviting all to revel in the architectural magnificence that graces our streets.

Criteria for judging will include plant materials, design, architecture, the integration of environmentally sustainable practices, maintenance, and neighborhood context. To assist participants in understanding the concept of “sustainable practices,”  all nominees are encouraged to review the 2024 Beautification Awards digital flyer.

“This year’s Beautification Awards hold special significance as we celebrate Alexandria’s 275th birthday,” remarked Yanique Revers, Chair of the Awards Subcommittee for the Beautification Commission. “It’s an opportunity for us to showcase our city’s timeless beauty while also encouraging green initiatives that will contribute to its preservation for generations to come.”

Nominations are now open and will be accepted until 11:59 PM EST on Friday, May 24, 2024.  Residents, businesses, and community organizations are asked to participate in this celebration of Alexandria. Submit your nominations today!

For additional information on the Beautification Commission and its annual awards program, visit

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