Community Appearance Awards

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The Community Appearance Awards Program is presented each year to encourage aesthetic awareness and to acknowledge individuals and organizations who are working to enhance, improve, and beautify the Fort Lauderdale community.

The Community Appearance Awards recognize homeowners, architects, landscapers, developers, contractors, and homeowners associations for their efforts to elevate the City’s visual image and economic vitality. Since the program’s inception in 1978, thousands of commercial buildings, office towers, municipal facilities, residences, special projects, and landscape improvements have been nominated for awards.

Award applications are judged on the following evaluation criteria:

  • Aesthetic value to the community
  • Sensitivity to the environment and neighborhood
  • Creativity – unique ideas or materials
  • Design and site utilization
  • Landscaping

Sponsorship of the program comes from the community in the form of corporate and private donations, as well as from the City of Fort Lauderdale.

Renovation Projects

Single Family Residence 1500- 3000 Sq. Ft.

Project: Czerenda Residence – 431 N. Victoria Park Road 

Property Owners: Judy and Randy Czerenda


  • Tuthill Architecture – Bob Tuthill
  • The Flower Guys – Greg Slatner
  • Paterson Development – Terence Paterson

Single Family Residence more than 3,000 Sq. Ft.

Project: Stiles Residence 624 Royal Plaza Drive Property Owner

Property Owners: Kenneth and Brittany Stiles

Building Contractors: Terence Paterson

Architect: Bruce Celenski

Landscape Architect: George Keen, GKLA

New Construction Projects

Single Family Residence more than 3000 Sq. Ft.

Project: Paterson Residence 2415 Middle River Drive 

Property Owners: Terry and Yissella Paterson

Building Architect: Robert Allica, Allica Architectural Group

Contractor: Terry Paterson, Paterson Project Management, Inc