Dec 18
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Plans for the revitalization of 109 E. Grace Street

We are thrilled to hear plans for the revitalization of 109 E. Grace Street. The stunning 1935 Art Deco building, which has been vacant for many years, will be transformed into an upscale market. Richmond is lucky to have such passionate community members who continue to care for our historic buildings! READ THE ARTContinue Reading...

Dec 4
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Buildings we love: Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House

Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House, 2 N. 5th Street. Built in 1808, this Federal style house is an adaptation of a B. Henry Latrobe design and is the last remaining building of its kind. The unique demi-octagonal bays, arcade gallery and detailed interior make this a sophisticated example of early 19th-century residential architecture in Richmond. Owned by the Continue Reading...

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Rehab effort salvages dilapidated house

By KATIE DEMERIA, Richmond BizSense Photo by Brandy Brubaker and Katie Demeria Posted: Friday, November 25, 2014 Fantastic article on our recent project in Jackson Ward. The restoration of 617 St. Peter Street wouldn’t have been possible without our partner Clark Glavé of MacTyler Development Corp. and all of our friends and supporters. Historic Richmond partnered with Clark Continue Reading...

Nov 18
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Interbake opens as Cookie Factory Lofts

By CAROL HAZARD, Richmond Times-Dispatch Photo by Alexa Welch Edlund, Richmond Times-Dispatch Posted: Friday, November 14, 2014 10:30 pm In case you missed it, here is a great article on The Cookie Factory Lofts in the former Interbake Foods building. Wonderful example of how historic buildings can lend themselves to contemporary interior design.  READ THContinue Reading...

Nov 5
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Williams: New vision taking shape for Black History Museum

By Michael Paul Williams Richmond Times Dispatch photo Alexa Welch Edlund Posted: Monday, November 3, 2014 Very exciting news for the Black History Museum & Cultural Center, Jackson Ward and Richmond. We are proud to be a part of the continued revitalization of the area with our work at 617 St. Peter Street and 133 Continue Reading...

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The Margrave of Marburg How friends and neighbors — and a developer — saved the oldest house in the Byrd Park community.

BY HARRY KOLLATZ JR. R Home July/August 2014 issue Great article on Marburg House in Richmond Magazine’s R Home! “The developers, Ben Partridge and Mark Slack of Castle Kanawha, at first considered demolishing the house to make way for six upscale houses. The neighborhood association and Historic Richmond had other ideas. An intercessor was HR’s Continue Reading...

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Virginia Historic Garden Week April 26 through May 3

BY EDWIN SLIPEK Style Weekly “It’s called Historic Garden Week, but that’s selling it short. For eight days beginning April 26, the doors and garden gates of 250 private residences — some grandiose, all enticing — will be thrown open for inspection and ogling. The vicarious thrills are considerable. And while many of the properties Continue Reading...

Mar 10
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Revitalization project: 617 St. Peter Street

Historic Richmond is partnerting with Ark Construction & Development, on the revitalization project at 617 St. Peter Street in Jackson Ward. The rehabilitation of this c.1900 house, located just around the corner from the Meredith House, will have a positive impact for the streetscape and the Leigh Street Armory, the future home of the Black Continue Reading...