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Artisan Metalwork Adorns 703 Buzz Blvd

by September 26, 2012 » Add the first comment.
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Here in South Main, we love real, durable materials, and we love the craftspeople who work with them to create something beautiful and enduring. So it is certainly an inspiration to see the incredible metalwork at the recently-completed 703 Buzz Boulevard, created by local artisans Alf’s Blacksmith and Millstream Metalworks. [For more on the owners [...] Read more »

Riverside Venue, The BEACH, Opens in South Main!

by July 3, 2012 » Add more comments.
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We are thrilled to announce the opening of The BEACH, a riverside grassroots venue in South Main!!! The beach will be open 7 Saturdays this summer (beginning 7/14), featuring a beer garden,┬álive music,┬ásandy floors, food vendors and great views! Each event will be a fundraiser for the South Main Arts and Parks Trust, so [...] Read more »

7 Reasons to Invest in South Main this New Year

by December 29, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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With 2012 upon us, we invite you to come find your place in South Main. Seriously, there will never be a better time to buy. Here’s why. 1) If you like South Main now, this place is going to blow your mind in 5-10 [...] Read more »

New Home Breaks Ground on South Main

by November 1, 2011 » Add the first comment.
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June 2012 UPDATE: 908 South Main is complete! View the portfolio gallery of the finished home.   We’re excited to have the next South Main Building Company home under construction at 908 South Main Street. The 3-bedroom, 2.5-bath masonry home comes in at an efficient 1,570 square feet. “South Main is a long-term vision [...] Read more »

New Home Draws Inspiration from New Orleans

by September 1, 2011 » Add the second comment.
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Val and Linda Puckett are bringing some inspiration from the deep south to South Main with their beautiful full-time residence currently under construction on Buzz Boulevard. At 1,700 square feet plus a garage, the Kenny Craft design takes inspiration from the architecture of New Orleans. Family was the biggest factor in the Pucketts’ decision to [...] Read more »

Reclaimed Cottages Become Mountain Town Infill

by July 1, 2011 » Add more comments.
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Beginning summer 2011, The makers of South Main are bringing the Cedar Street Cottages to Buena Vista’s historic downtown. This unique infill project features 12 beautifully-designed and built one and two-bedroom “Katrina Cottages” originally used as emergency housing after hurricane Katrina. With the majority offered for long-term lease, the cottages will offer downtown living [...] Read more »

Sundance Brings 1st Solar Panels to South Main

by April 22, 2011 » Add the second comment.
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True to their name, Sundance Sheepskin and Leather has installed South Main’s first solar panels- and just in time for Earth Day! Sundance’s Jean Anderson says they estimate that the 3.5 KW photovoltaic array will generate around 80% of the buildings electrical use, and they’re expecting a 12-15 year payback on the investment. Combined with [...] Read more »

Sundance Sheepskin & Leather Comes to South Main

by February 18, 2011 » Add more comments.
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Whether it’s a delivery of freshly-foraged Porcini mushrooms, a pair of toasty-warm sheepskin mittens and slippers for Heron or some incredibly sweet tomatoes grown in their Guffey solarium, I always come away from the Sundance family with something to be happy about, something high quality from a local source. So needless to say, we are [...] Read more »

Energy Star Has Upped the Ante and We’re on Board

by January 28, 2011 » Add more comments.
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With home energy usage accounting for 17% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions, South Main has always embraced green building as an important element of what makes the neighborhood sustainable. Particularly in our colder climate, a well-insulated, tight building envelope is crucial.

Construction Update: 7 New Homes Move Forward

by October 15, 2010 » Add more comments.
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I thought this Friday afternoon would be a good time to give an update on the construction progress of 7 new homes in South Main. I’ll start with the projects at the earliest stage and progress to those nearing completion. Four of these homes are located on River Park Road; it’s very exciting for us [...] Read more »

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