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Goodmon Honored with Design Guild Award

Posted April 12, 2008 10:59 p.m. EDT

— President and CEO of Capitol Broadcasting Jim Goodmon received the 2008 Design Guild Award Saturday night.

Goodmon was honored for his innovative approach to preserving architectural treasures and renewing urban environments.

Through the years Goodmon has distinguished himself in the business community and as an advocate for North Carolina communities.

“From Raleigh’s Capitol Broadcasting Company headquarters to Durham’s American Tobacco Historic District; from Briggs Hardware on Fayetteville Street to Rocky Mount Mills, Jim Goodmon has been a tireless advocate and catalyst for progressive, historic preservation, adaptive re-use, creative urban design solutions and innovative mixed-use developments,” said Design Guild President Michael Cole.

Goodmon’s work has focused on the rehabilitation of the urban built environment. By bringing together philanthropy with business investment savvy, he is revitalizing communities economically and culturally, the guild said in a press release.