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Woodridge Homes won the James Hardie Parade of Homes People’s Choice Award voted on by Parade attendees, as well as the Best of Show Award from industry professionals.

The Parade is open through Sunday at the Hideaway at Arrington, off Cox Road near Arrington Vineyards.

The People’s Choice Award winners were announced live on-air during a Mix 92.9 radio remote at the site. Local radio personality Anna Marie revealed each winner in 11 categories, each chosen by votes cast by first week attendees of the Parade.

Woodridge Homes once again took home top honors, securing the “Best of Show Award” to go along with wins in the “Best Interior Decorating” and “Best Child’s Room” categories. The Woodridge Homes team, including builders Ted Pratt and Jordan Vaughn, and designers Amber Pratt, Kristen Vaughn and Jennifer Early, also took home the “Best of Show Award” during the event’s preview party held prior to the opening of the show. Preview party awards are determined by votes cast by industry professionals.

Here is a complete rundown of all the “People’s Choice Award” winning homes:

Best Front Exterior: Legend Homes – Doug Herman, builder; Jason Bradshaw and Bob Deal, Bob & Jason Design, designers

Best Landscaping: Britt Development Group – Brian Layton, builder; Sarah Britt, Britt Development Group, Catherine Rector, Prix de Solde, and Tiffany Webb, designers

Best Kitchen: Heritage Homes – Corey Craig and Randall Smith, builders; Dana Dashiell, Dana Dashiell Interiors, designer

Best Master Suite: Heritage Homes

Best Child’s Room: Woodridge Homes – Ted Pratt and Jordan Vaughn, builders; Amber Pratt, Kristen Vaughn and Jennifer Early, designers

Best Outdoor Living Area: Britt Development Group

Best Floor Plan: Arthur Rutenberg Homes – Steve Ernst and J.R. Ernst, builders; Kim LaQuire, designer

Most Livable: Tennessee Valley Homes – Chris Franks, builder; McClain Franks, designer

Craftsmanship: Wiesner Custom Homes – Jack Wiesner and Jock Wiesner, builders; Tina Daniel, Interiors by Tina, designer

Best Interior Decorating: Heritage Homes

BEST OF SHOW: Woodridge Homes

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The James Hardie Parade of Homes is open daily, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. (houses close at 8 p.m.), through Sunday, Oct. 23 at the Hideaway at Arrington. Tickets are available for $12 per person (children 12 and under admitted free) at the gate or online at Eventbrite.

The Home Builders Association of Middle Tennessee (HBAMT) is a voluntary non-profit trade association dedicated to promoting the American dream of homeownership to all residents of Middle Tennessee.