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Our Chrysalis Awards
for Remodeling Excellence:

2013 National Winner
Residential Historic Renovation


2011 National Winner
Commercial Remodel

Dovetail Construction Co. Inc.
Remodelers of Richmond, Virginia

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Industry Associations: NARI, US Green Building Council, Virginia Sustainable Building Network
Professional Designation:

Julie Weissend
1620 Brook Road
Richmond, VA 23220
Phone: 804-355-8518
Website: www.dovetailinc.com



2013 Residential Historic Renovation - Co-winner
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This is the complete remodel of a 9,800 square-foot historic home, originally built in 1914. From the 1960s until 2008, the home was used as a recreational senior day-center. The current owners purchased the home in 2009 with the intent to remodel it and return the home to single-family use.  The challenge was to keep the connection to the past while making a comfortable living space for the future. The original blueprints and specifications were in file at the state library, and were used as a guide during the remodel process and in the planning for the new addition. Repairing and reusing as much of the home as possible was important, as was matching the original finishes and architectural elements.