The votes are in and the people have spoken. The Virginia Center for Architecture announces today that Christ Church, Alexandria came in #9 in a public poll to identify Virginia’s Favorite Architecture

The survey, which garnered nearly 30,000 votes, found that Virginians chose buildings that evoke powerful emotions and memories as their favorites. Universities and Thomas Jefferson claim most of the top 10, with Historic Christ Church and an iconic airport thrown into the mix.

Many participants in the poll left messages about their connection and experience with the buildings. For comments written about Christ Church, please click here to visit the VA celebrates website.

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An exhibition titled Virginia’s Favorite Architecture opens on Thursday, April 10 at the Virginia Center for Architecture and highlights each of the 100 structures identified as Virginia’s most beloved pieces of architecture. The exhibition runs through October 19.

For more about the poll and a list of the top ten favorite structures click here.