On a cool, but beautiful spring weekend in April, several volunteers came together in Jackson Ward to paint murals on the old, tattered walls of Historic Jackson Ward. These volunteers didn’t have a personal agenda or ego to feed. This wasn’t a competition and the only requirement was to paint.
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Tucked behind the Science Museum of Virginia, Carver Community and next to Jackson Ward, the Washington Redskins are calling West Leigh Street their home away from home. See photos and read more about the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center now under construction on 17 acres of state property off West Leigh Street. Photo courtesy [...]
Mayor Dwight Jones, RRHA CEO Adrienne Goolsby and HUD officials will announce award of groundbreaking HUD initiative, to be held on
Jackson Ward’s Meredith House is closer to becoming completed.
Have you seen the construction? It’s hard for one to miss the huge wooden exterior currently under construction in historic Carver.
Update, 10/15/12: Read press about the event, here. Original Post: On Thursday, October 11, the Virginia Rally for Homeownership will take place at CenterStage. The rally is from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. and includes a free lunch and ice cream with entertainment by the No BS! Brass Band.
Do you ever wonder what is up with the Leigh Street Armory, that boarded-up castle building at the corner of Leigh and St. James Streets? Did you know that it was built in 1895 and was called the First Battalion Virginia Volunteers Armory? Or, that it will soon become the future home of the Black [...]
Join Sarah Weisiger, from the Richmond Hostel Committee, and others, this evening at 7 pm, at the future hostel site located at 7 North 2nd Street, across from the main library. Agenda Items Outreach: Tours/Trips, Vicarious Travelers Series planning, and events Fundraising: Consultant news, Capital Campaign kickoff Building: News of upcoming rehab project
The City has narrowed the list of potential training camp sites for the Washington Redskins down to two, City Stadium and Leigh Street behind the Science Museum. The City considers the Leigh Street location, stretching from Hermitage Road to the Boulevard, an empty slate that would allow the Redskins an opportunity to design a facility [...]