Historic Richmond Events

The History and Documentation of Slave Housing in Virginia

Aug 26, 2021

Thank you to all the participants who made Historic Richmond’s presentation, “The History and Documentation of Slave Housing in Virginia” such a success. We were grateful for the knowledge our panelists Elvatrice Belsches, Jobie Hill, and Douglas Sanford kindly shared on this topic, and for the sponsorship Dominion Energy and TCV Trust & Wealth Management,…

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A Message from Historic Richmond

Jun 22, 2020

Historic Richmond supports removing the Confederate monuments from Monument Avenue. We are heartbroken by the pain suffered by the Black community and stand with them in their struggle to be heard, as well as in opposing longstanding injustices and systemic racism in our country. The debate regarding Confederate monuments has been polarizing in Richmond and…

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A Message from Historic Richmond

Jun 3, 2020

We share in the shock, outrage, and grief of the American people and in particular, the Black community, resulting from the murders of George Floyd and so many others. These are not isolated incidents, but part of an historical pattern. Recent events have made a profound impact on us. At Historic Richmond we often say…

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Gateway Corridor Revitalization- UPDATE!

Dec 18, 2019

Earlier this year we announced the details of our new partnership with project:HOMES and the City of Richmond to rehabilitate three historic homes for affordable housing in Southern Barton Heights. As the year comes to an end, we are excited to reflect back on the progress: In the first quarter of the year, we met…

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Interested in becoming a Junior Board Member in 2020?

Oct 1, 2019

Contact Membership Chair, Amelia Paulie at [email protected] with Questions about the Historic Richmond Junior Board! The Junior Board is a group of young leaders that supports the programs of Historic Richmond through its projects and prepares its members to be ambassadors for the organization through programs, educational events, and tours.  The group is limited to 40 members,…

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Historic Garden Day | Seminary Ave

Apr 18, 2018

Historic Garden Day Seminary Avenue Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:00 am to 4:30 pm Co-hosted by The Council of Historic Richmond and The Garden Clubs of Richmond. Located in the Ginter Park Historic District, this turn-of-the-century residential neighborhood located in Richmond’s northside is characterized by wide boulevards running north and south, and large residential lots.…

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2017 Golden Hammer Awards’ Nomination Map

Oct 18, 2017

The Golden Hammer Awards are on Thurs, Nov 2! Click our Map to see the locations, pictures and categories of the 50 nominations!     The Golden Hammer Awards Thursday, November 2, 2017 Monumental Church 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tickets available here.  

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Directions to Tektonics!

Sep 21, 2017

Tonight’s Quoit Club is at Tektonics! The directions are a little challenging, so please use this link to make sure you have the correct directions! Click Here for the link! Here are the directions: Tektonics is located at 702 E. 4th Street, next to Williams Bridge Company. Our location is not directly on E. 4th…

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Beauty in the Details: Classical Architecture in Downtown Richmond

May 3, 2016

A look at Richmond’s evolving downtown architecture and how its varied nature repeatedly has referenced classical elements and ancient precedent in architectural compositions both complex and modern. Moderated by Calder Loth, senior architectural historian, Virginia Department of Historic Resources. The event was held on April 7, 2016, at the Branch Museum of Architecture and Design…

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The History and Development of Shockoe Valley

Apr 6, 2016

An educational panel discussion of Shockoe Valley with all its complexities, its architecture, the diverse population of races and classes that once called this area home, the role that Richmond played in the slave trade, the variety of commerce, and the impact of transportation. Panelists: Bryan Clark Green, Director of Preservation at Commonwealth Architects David…

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Drawing on History: Infill Design Competition

Jan 21, 2016

Historic Richmond recognizes the needs and challenges of designing new construction on empty lots within the City of Richmond’s Old & Historic Districts. We are committed to maintaining the historic architectural integrity of Richmond while accommodating new buildings that will create our future legacy. In an effort to encourage thoughtful and creative design and dialogue,…

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Virginia Historic Garden Week April 26 through May 3

Apr 22, 2014

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…

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Historic Byrd Park & Maymont Tours

Apr 3, 2014

BY VIRGINIA THIS MORNING The Council of Historic Richmond will co-sponsor the Byrd Park and Maymont tour on April 30. For more information, dates and tickets CLICK HERE.  

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