Golden Leaf Awards

Submissions for the 2021 Golden Leaf Awards will open soon! Stay tuned for more information.

In the meantime please visit the Archive tab to view the 2020 Award Winners!


The Golden Leaf Awards recognize properties that provide attributes to Durham’s built environment, buildings, and landscapes. Awards will be given to homeowners, developers, designers, neighborhood groups, and civic organizations in the following categories: Neighborhood Garden & Landscape, Hearth & Home, Adaptive Reuse, Small Development, Large Development, Keep Durham Beautiful, and People’s Choice.

Note, the event is free and open to the public, and Durham residents are encouraged to attend.