Mayor Dwight Jones, RRHA CEO Adrienne Goolsby and HUD officials will announce award of groundbreaking HUD initiative, to be held on
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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.
After two centuries, this tumble down house is still hanging on, barely. According to Historic Richmond it won’t have to wait much longer for some love. It has been known here alternatively as the “End of Jackson“, Barack Obama’s Summer White House and the “Ugliest House in Richmond, it is known to the rest world [...]
Photo Credit: MARK GORMUS/TIMES-DISPATCH I found this story from the Times Dispatch via the Chicago Tribune . While credited, the story is printed in whole without any links back to the RTD. Can they do that? What’s more, why? For what its worth, here’s the link back to the original article. Go there to read the entire [...]
One of the most distinguished actors of his day, Charles Sidney Gilpin, was honored last month when this historical marker was placed near his birthplace in the heart of public housing complex that bears his name. There is money in Mayor Jones proposed budget for the redevelopment of the six remaining housing projects in Richmond. Here’s what Mark [...]
Are you a young, rad and chill musician? This may be just the ticket for you. On St. James BEFORE the highway which I take to mean South of I95, though the embedded map, which appears to be a mistake, shows it smack dab in the middle of Gilpin.
via Richmond BizSense: Another eyesore along the West Broad Street corridor near Virginia Commonwealth University might soon get a little sprucing up. Local general contractor and developer City & Guilds filed a special use permit for 1322 W. Broad St., near the intersection of Broad and Bowe, for a four-story apartment building with retail space [...]
This from Will Jones in today’s RTD: The site of Richmond’s landmark Eggleston Hotel could soon be redeveloped into 31 apartments, with space set aside to bring a popular restaurant (Croaker’s Spot) back to Jackson Ward. Developer Kelvin Hanson’s proposal for property on North Second Street, where the vacant hotel partially collapsed in 2009 and was [...]
The first residents are moving in this week, with more coming as work progresses. A wedding is scheduled this weekend, this first in decades. Here’s a tour courtesy of the RTD
This comes under the category of “Yesterday’s News”, the result of our Thanksgiving Weekend News Holiday. via the RTD: (11/23/11) Gilbane Development Co.’s plan for the 136-unit, 406-bedroom apartment complex in the 1200 block of West Marshall Street picked up a key endorsement of the Planning Commission this week and now heads to the City [...]