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Community Spotlight: Harrisonburg Half Marathon

Harrisonburg locals might notice an increase in runners tackling miles throughout the city streets this fall. Virginia Momentum is debuting its first-ever Harrisonburg Half Marathon on October 15, 2022. This premier event is causing a lot of buzz around town and a great number of...
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First Friday: Featuring Rocktown Urban Wood

We are excited to feature pieces from the talented group of local artisans known as Rocktown Urban Wood. These craftsmen have a passion for making quality pieces that bring joy and function to their customer’s lives. From custom dining tables to wall hangings, mirrors, and...
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Celebrate joy, hope, and love

As an architect, I am trained to think about problems–the things that are not working–and develop solutions to fix them. Design matters, and through design, we can build a better future. This requires trust, hope, faith, and experience. You must learn from your past...
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Petro

Petro 2 Addition and Renovation

We highly recommend travelers who frequent Interstate 81 to check out the new Petro Truck stop in Raphine! The expansion and improvements being made here are impressive. This facility will be one of the largest truck stops on the East coast and houses a wide variety of food and...
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Blue ridge mountain home

Blue Ridge Mountain Home

The Blue Ridge Mountain Home, which backs up to the parkway, is now framed, and the roof trusses were being installed when we last visited. This single-level home has a detached garage, bonus room over the garage, and an open floor plan, making sure there is plenty of space for...
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Job Shadowing

Job Shadowing with Gaines Group

Meredith Charlton is a student at Blue Ridge Community College. She is the latest student to job shadow in our Harrisonburg office. This experience is a chance to see the profession to get a better sense of daily life in an architectural firm. We have hosted more than a dozen...
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Hillcrest House

Hillcrest House

The Hillcrest House is moving into the finishing stages, with the siding started, solar PV installed, and drywall being sanded. This infill home has incredible views and multiple options for hanging out inside and out. The rear double deck with a screened porch will offer many...
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Festivus

Happy Festivus!

In honor of the Seinfeld-inspired holiday Festivus, our team is celebrating by airing our grievances in preparation for a fresh start this new year. Festivus is a playful holiday that turns away from the consumerism of Christmas and instead celebrates letting go of negative...
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Now Hiring – Entry-level architectural intern / office administrator

Gaines Group Architects is growing again and are searching for the right person to add to our Harrisonburg team. I think that will be a 1/4 time office admin and 3/4 time architectural intern or interior designer, but it could start part-time. If you have an interest in...
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New Year

New Year: 2022 Resolutions

As 2021 is coming to an end our Gaines Group team is looking back on the amazing clients, strong friendships, and challenges we have faced this year throughout the pandemic. To welcome in the new year we are following a classic tradition and sharing some of our team’s new...
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