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2017 Award Winners



Infill Community


Oakdale at Mordecai

Community of the Year
Best in Region—Middle Atlantic

Raleigh, North Carolina

Architect/Designer | Scott Gardner Architect, PLLC

Builder | Robuck Homes Triangle, LLC

Developer | Jack Morisey, Community Properties

Land Planner | Joe Faulkner and Mark Ashness, CE Group

Landscape Architect/Designer | Frank Liggett, Liggett Design Group

Interior Designer | Mary Beth Taintor, Robuck Homes

Interior Merchandiser | Terri Kemp Interiors

Photographer | Scott Clevenger, Martin Communications

Oakdale offers an opportunity to buy a home with distinctive architecture, modern features, and walkability to the revitalized Person Street District, which USA Today named one of the top ten “up and coming” neighborhoods in the country in 2014. Beautiful designs stand out, as architect and builder sought to create a special collection of semi-custom homes that fit the aesthetic of the existing neighborhood. Instead of facing the size and floor plan problems of an older home, home buyers are greeted with open kitchens, generous storage, and private backyards. Building a new home in the downtown market is a positive experience for buyers, with eight different plans, 30 exterior designs, and many interior finishes. Quality redevelopment and new construction from local Robuck Partners earns the trust of the surrounding community members and preserves the integrity of the neighborhood. Sidewalks, street lights, impeccable landscaping, rear garages, and a diverse streetscape set Oakdale apart from other new home opportunities in the local single-family market.

From the Judges
Feels like a community; all of the architecture hangs together; looks like it’s been there forever; contextual; has open arms to its surroundings; “can’t you see yourself walking down the sidewalk”; lots of charm; nice streetscapes. 

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