Staff Report

Eight local projects received Santa Ynez Valley Beautification Awards recently from the Solvang Rotary Club.

The annual event at the Alisal Ranch Grill celebrates and awards local commercial, residential and public properties that have been built, remodeled or renovated and finished in the prior year.

At the awards ceremony, owners, managers and representatives from each of the properties described their distinct projects and gave credit to the architects, contractors and craftsmen who made their projects award winners.

This year’s Santa Ynez Valley Beautification Awards winners are:

– Best Shopping Center Rebuild: New Frontiers Marketplace and First Bank in The Merkantile, Solvang

– Best Restaurant Remodel: The Stone Cow, Solvang   

– Best Coffee Shop Remodel: Pony Espresso, Santa Ynez

 – Best Commercial Remodel: Baker’s Table, Santa Ynez

– Best Commercial Renovation: God’s Country Provisions, Buellton  

– Best Professional-Use Remodel: Johnson Family Dental, Solvang

– Best New Industrial Construction: Tilton Engineering, Buellton  

– Best New Residential Construction: Massie Residence, Solvang

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