Cottage Bridge Nominated for National Award of Excellence

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Jenn White Moore

For Immediate Release
Release Date: 
Mon, 05/23/2016
Norfolk, VA (May 23, 2016) – Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) is pleased to announce that Cottage Bridge Midrise has been nominated for a National Award of Excellence by the National Association of Housing and Redevelopment Officials (NAHRO). 

Cottage Bridge Midrise, which opened last May, is an EarthCraft certified multi-family apartment building with 47 fully accessible units for disabled persons.  Cottage Bridge was constructed using principals of universal design, which is an architectural ideology promoting accessibility and inclusivity in community and environmental planning.  Additionally, state-of-the art environmentally friendly materials and methods were incorporated.

Awards will be presented at the NAHRO summer conference July 15, 2016 in Portland, Oregon.

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Founded in 1940, NRHA is a national leader in community revitalization and fostering sustainable mixed-income communities.  As the largest redevelopment and housing authority in Virginia, NRHA is an important driver of the local economy.

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