From Here/There: Walter Parks, Architect, a firm just around the corner, is renovating 205-207 to house new offices. Keeping the parcels adjoined, Parks’ team is reinterpreting the stone-cold 1960s renovation to enhance street-level connectivity with more transparency. On the first floor in the program, Parks is collaborating with Interior Design professor and architect Camden Whitehead, [...]
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There/Here loses some inventory, Richmond gains a new dining experience. Designed by Carl Lindner—an architect responsible for many buildings downtown—the former Montaldo’s building was completed in 1923 and would soon accommodate the growing franchise. Originally, Montaldo’s had been exclusively next door at 418 E Grace, which sits dormant now after a stint as Shields Shoes. [...]
There Here.Org has created interactive Google map with an inventory of empty buildings downtown. Each on is clickable and gives a history along with pictures and vital statistics. From their webpage: By fostering relationships with building owners, There/Here has evolved into an organizer of events in these vacant buildings, potentially facilitating pop-up markets and installations. The [...]
The new downtown website There/Here has officially launched. Looks to be a lot of cool stuff. I’m looking forward to checking them out. Welcome to the neighborhood.
There’s a new website/facebook combo in town called There/Here with a brief mission statement on on their Facebook page. documenting and reactivating richmond’s dormant downtown. There not much there, there yet, but it looks promising. There’s always room for one more advocate of historical renovation and downtown. They have started some cool photo collections. Here’s an [...]