Nov 16

Monroe Ward Zoning

What’s the issue? The City has initiated rezoning  of Monroe Ward in an effort to facilitate the revitalization of Monroe Ward. We at Historic Richmond support the revitalization of Monroe Ward through a combination of infill on vacant lots and the preservation, restoration and adaptive reuse of Monroe Ward’s significant existing historic structures. BUT – Continue Reading...

Nov 2

2018 Golden Hammer Awards- Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 Golden Hammer Award Winners! For more information about the 2018 Golden Hammer Award Winners, CLICK HERE! To see all 2018 nominations, Click Here! Best Adaptive Reuse Richmond Ballet   1717 Innovation Center   Best New Construction Jefferson Green Condominiums   Best Placemaking Monroe Park   Institute for Contemporary Art   Best Continue Reading...

Jun 21

Tonight’s Quoit Club Tour & Weather Update

We’ve been keeping a close eye on the weather. In true Richmond fashion, they are predicting late afternoon summer showers typical for this time of year. We WILL continue with tonight’s Quoit Club RAIN or SHINE so please remember to bring your rain gear and walking shoes for tonight’s walking tour! However, please check the Historic Richmond Continue Reading...

Apr 12

UPDATE: Union Cottage Demolished

  Richmond has so many buildings and places that connect us to our past and define who we are as Americans, as Virginians, and as Richmonders. They reflect the soul of our city, display the substantial human investment of many builders and users, and connect us to our community as a unique and authentic place. Continue Reading...

Mar 1

[email protected] 801-1-815 W. Cary Street

[email protected] 801-815 West Cary Street We are saddened to see an entire historic streetscape threatened with demolition. Five historic structures to be demolished, historic character torn, and the character of an important gateway corridor to downtown to be irreparably altered. 801 W. Cary Street: 1890s semi-detached brick Victorian Italianate pharmacy 803 W. Cary Street: 1840s Continue Reading...

Feb 21

Historic Richmond Requests Reschedule of Monument Avenue Commission Meeting

Historic Richmond requests that the Mayor’s Monument Avenue Commission reschedule tonight’s meeting to a future date and location with the capacity to accommodate any members of the public that wish to attend. Historic Richmond works every day hand in hand with fellow non-profits, businesses, community stakeholders and other partners in the community to think creatively Continue Reading...

Dec 29

2017 has been a Monumnental year!

We couldn’t have done it without you – thank you to everyone who made this year so successful! There are only a few days left to support Historic Richmond in 2017. Check out our 2017 sizzle real and please take a moment to donate! click here for YouTube sizzle reContinue Reading...

Nov 6

2017 Golden Hammer Awards- Winners!

Historic Richmond and storefront for community design are excited to announce the winners of the Golden Hammer Award. We had a record breaking 48 nominations this year! Over 150 people were attendance on November 2 to support those who were nominated.  It was a wonderful night to celebrate the variety of nominations and how each Continue Reading...

Dec 22

What stories do these buildings tell?

                Both buildings are frame structures currently located within blocks of each other in the Shockoe Valley. Both are overlooked sites that connect us to our past and define who we are as Americans, as Virginians and as Richmonders. And both are structures that Historic Richmond has devoted Continue Reading...