Historic Second Baptist Church. Process Matters.

Feb 11, 2022

Historic Richmond learned last night that the City of Richmond has changed its position and plans to issue a demolition permit for the historic Second Baptist Church. Since we first learned about the filing of the demolition permit in October 2021, Historic Richmond reached out to the Jefferson Hotel and its owners informally and formally…

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The Power of Preservation for People and Places – Pump House

Dec 23, 2020

We are excited to be partnering with the Friends of the Pump House and the City of Richmond Department of Parks and Recreation to develop preservation solutions for the Byrd Park Pump House! Our work is intended to revitalize the Pump House as the centerpiece of the City’s James River Park System and reflects the…

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Historic Brookbury Farm

Dec 7, 2020

Brookbury Farm is one of those special, important and historic Places that connects us across time to the lives of many People – men, women, children – Black and white, free and enslaved, known and unknown. Brookbury Farm’s land, once several hundred acres, just north of Falling Creek was home to these People. Today, Brookbury…

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Robinson & Cary Street Trolley Barns

Jul 8, 2015

The history of the Robinson & Cary Street Trolley Barns reflects Richmond’s economic, social and land use development. Advances in transportation by the streetcar were so influential in Richmond’s development that neighborhood expansion patterns can be credited to the electric streetcar lines. Read more…

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