46th annual Home Tour Sponsors


After a two-year hiatus, Riverside Avondale Preservation is pleased to announce the return of the highly anticipated 46th annual Home Tour on April 9-10. For decades this event has been a staple in our community, and we recognized that bringing it back after an extended pause could pose a few challenges. That is why we are grateful to have the support of our sponsors, who so fiercely believe in the value of celebrating community and the architectural history of our neighborhood. By lending their support to a local, dedicated grassroots preservation organization like RAP, our sponsors have helped us to bring back this critical signature event. To all our sponsors, thank you! Take a moment to learn more about our sponsors:


Presenting Sponsor


Our Presenting sponsor for this year’s event is Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. Located in The Shoppes of Avondale, Berkshire Hathaway is incredibly knowledgeable of all the ins and outs of purchasing or selling a historic home. Their office is also the leader in the condominium market in Riverside, Avondale, Ortega and Downtown. Joy Walker, one of their many trusted agents, has assisted with the Home Tour for many years and is serving as this year’s committee chair.


Arch Sponsor


This year’s Arch sponsor is The Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine. They bring years of experience to the table to successfully represent their clients in personal injury and criminal defense law. Along with their commitment to their clients, they are also actively involved in the areas they serve. They have made it a part of their business to give back to the community through time, talent and dollars. 


Twilight Party Sponsor


This year’s Twilight Party is sponsored by Watson Realty. For almost 50 years, Watson has prided themselves on their expertise on local markets to help their clients buy and sell throughout a variety of neighborhoods, including historic districts. No matter what kind of home you’re looking for, they will work to ensure you find the perfect one for you.


Beam Sponsors


For over 25 years, Miller & Company Real Estate, formerly known as Fred Miller Group, has serve Jacksonville, a community they know all too well. They were born here, raised here, and made this city their home. Because of this, they have a keen understanding of the market and its trends. Whether you’re buying for the first time or are a repeat seller, they are committed to serving their clients with integrity, accountability, and care. 


Whether you are in the market to rent, buy, or sell, Traditions Realty is dedicated to finding the perfect home for you. Traditions is one of the few Northeast Florida real estate companies that has expertise in property sales, property management, and tenant placement. With over 30 agents and growing, they each have the expertise to ensure you not only find the right home, but right community for you. 


Craftsmen Sponsors


With the ability to offer more insurance companies options than an independent agent, Brightway, Riverside will work to find the right insurance for you. Their agents will work with you, get to know your needs, and provide a customized insurance policy that meets your needs. The Brightway team call Jacksonville home, making them experts in local insurance for more than 12 different insurance options, including home, auto, boat, and more. 


A neighborhood favorite with over a decade in business, Parde Construction has one goal: satisfy their clients. Whether you’re looking to build a custom home, an addition, or do a remodel, the Parde team has the knowledge and skill to do work that will stand the test of time. To contact Parde Construction, call 904-685-2202. 


Susan Kennedy & The Kennedy Team has combined over 100 years’ experience in real estate, giving them knowledge to guide you through the entire home buying or selling process. The team lives in various Northeast Florida communities, giving them personal knowledge about the market. If you’re looking to buy or sell, The Susan Kennedy team is committed to making the experience an enjoyable one. 


Small Biz Sponsors


The Cady Realty team live here and love the 904, and that matters when it comes to finding the right agent. They know that buying or selling a home is more than just a transaction, so they do the work to build an extensive network throughout Jacksonville to get their clients to the closing table. Cady views real estate as their passion, meaning their agents will fight for you like they would a friend. 


Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty Avondale knows Jacksonville’s historic neighborhoods, and they work there too. Their office is a group of established agents with knowledge about the Riverside and Avondale historic district who can guide you through buying or selling a home with ease. 


Cowford Realty & Design is committed to matching people with spaces that feel like home. Offering realty, design, and property management services, the Cowford team has the expertise to make any real estate process feel collaborative, creative, and careful. 

Since 1986, Norville Realty Inc. has been dedicated to providing their clients with personalized, exceptional customer service. They believe that if their clients are not fully satisfied with their buying or selling experience, then they haven’t done their job. That is why the Norville team is staffed with industry experts working to fulfill their clients’ goals in any market. 


In-Kind Sponsors 


Founded in 2011, A1A Valet provides first class valet service for restaurants, hotels, private events and more. With employees that are required to pass on-site and classroom training, you can be confident that you’ll have a great team, no matter the event.


Biscottis is a longtime staple of the Riverside and Avondale restaurant scene. Offering a variety of American Southern cuisine dishes, craft cocktails, and delicious desserts, you guaranteed to have a dining experience. With a Snail of Approval from Slow Food First Coast, you can feel good about supporting a local business with a commitment to food sustainability. 


Founded in 1983, Jacksonville Magazine is considered the authority on living well in Northeast Florida. Through colorful design, service journalism, and entertaining feature stories, they provide their readers with the best of the city, along with insight on what makes this area so unique. 

Downtown Jacksonville’s only full-scale distillery and Cocktail Room Manifest Distilling is committed to celebrating independent, American craftsmanship. They strive to create simple, classic spirits that arrive to your glass at their purest form. 


The Resident is a community-focused newspaper that provides monthly coverage of Riverside, Avondale, Ortega, Murray Hill, San Marco, San Jose and St. Nicholas. As the only local news source for Jacksonville’s oldest neighborhoods, they are committed to serving the community by keeping the citizens informed.