2022 Golden Hammer Submission Form

Jun 27, 2022
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2022 Golden Hammer Awards

Jun 22, 2022

The Golden Hammer Awards were started in 2000 with a goal of honoring excellence in neighborhood revitalization projects throughout Greater Richmond. Historic Richmond and Storefront for Community Design will partner…

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2020 Golden Hammer Awards

Jul 14, 2020

The application for nominations opens today for Historic Richmond + Storefront for Community Design’s 4th Annual Golden Hammer Awards. Nomination information for the 2020 Golden Hammer Awards can be found…

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Feb 27, 2020

Tonight’s lecture, Modern Living in Historic Homes is SOLD OUT! If you have already purchased a ticket (or arranged in advance to pay at the door) your name will be…

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Congregation Beth Ahabah Parking Directions

Feb 13, 2020

Parking Information: The Beth Ahabah/St. James’s parking deck is on West Franklin Street on the left hand side at the end of the first block, across the street from the Temple…

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Day of Giving | October 1

Oct 1, 2019

Join us on October 1 for Historic Richmond’s Day of Giving! We have a matching challenge of $5,000. This means that EVERY GIFT will be DOUBLED! This is a grassroots campaign,…

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Phone lines are down, please email

Sep 27, 2019

Our phone lines are currently down. Please email [email protected] for general inquires. We will announce here, when they are back up! Please follow along on our Facebook Page for updates!…

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VUU Quoit Club Directions- Sept 19

Sep 19, 2019

Thursday, September 19, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Virginia Union University- Walking Tour (**1500 N Lombardy St, Richmond, VA 23220) Parking Information: We will be meeting in the Living and Learning building…

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Parking Information- June Quoit Club!

Jun 20, 2019

Parking Information for 1717 Innovation Center Thursday, June 20, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. 1717 Innovation Center **MEMBERS ONLY EVENT** 1717 E. Cary Street Parking: Free Street Parking available in the area…

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Gateway Corridor Revitalization Project in South Barton Heights

Apr 16, 2019

Neighborhood Revitalization In 2021 we completed Phase I of our neighborhood revitalization partnership with project:HOMES and the City of Richmond, rehabilitating three historic homes for affordable housing!!! Here at Historic…

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Job Posting: Preservationist

Mar 25, 2019

Interested in joining the Historic Richmond Team? We are hiring a Preservationist, click the link for more details about this job! Preservationist Job Posting

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Give the Gift of RICHMOND!

Dec 12, 2018

Unique Richmond experiences, perfect for everyone on your list!   2019 Quoit Club Membership Buy a Membership Today! Add your friends and family to the guest list for some of…

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Monumental Church CLOSED for Court End Christmas

Dec 8, 2018

UPDATE: Due to the impending weather, Monumental Church will be CLOSED for Court End Christmas on Sunday, Dec. 9. We apologize for the inconvenience! Please be safe tomorrow!

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Monroe Ward Zoning

Nov 16, 2018

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…

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2018 Golden Hammer Awards- Winners

Nov 2, 2018

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…

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East Stairwell of Monumental Church

Aug 3, 2018

The East Stairwell of Monumental Church has a fresh coat of paint! This stunning color  from Benjamin Moore is called Mochachino and was recently painted by H.J. Hotlz and Son.…

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Tonight’s Quoit Club Tour & Weather Update

Jun 21, 2018

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…

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2018 Golden Hammer Awards Welcome Nominations

Jun 14, 2018
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UPDATE: Union Cottage Demolished

Apr 12, 2018

  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…

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

Mar 1, 2018

[email protected] 801-815 West Cary Street Update: Demolished. We are saddened to see an entire historic streetscape threatened with demolition. Five historic structures to be demolished, historic character torn, and the…

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Historic Richmond Requests Reschedule of Monument Avenue Commission Meeting

Feb 21, 2018

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…

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2017 has been a Monumnental year!

Dec 29, 2017

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…

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2017 Golden Hammer Awards- Winners!

Nov 6, 2017

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…

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2017 Golden Hammer Awards Program

Nov 2, 2017
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What stories do these buildings tell?

Dec 22, 2016

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…

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Richmond Garage at 6th and Franklin Streets

Dec 8, 2016

  Year Built:  1927 Architectural Style:  Art Deco District: Grace Street Commercial Historic District One of downtown Richmond’s significant historic and architectural resources – the Richmond Garage at 6th and Franklin…

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Historic Richmond and Storefront for Community Design Partner to Co-Host the Golden Hammer Awards

Dec 8, 2016

With support from the Better Housing Coalition, Historic Richmond is partnering with Storefront for Community Design to co-host the Golden Hammer Awards! Greta Harris, Better Housing Coalition’s President & CEO said,…

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Historic Richmond Presents Celebrate the City “Beyond the Boulevard”

Oct 26, 2016

CLICK HERE TO OPEN THE SCOTT’S ADDITION PHOTOBOOK Historic Richmond is excited to announce the “Beyond the Boulevard” event on Thursday, October 6, 2016.  The event is a party, art…

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Protected: Monumental Church: Historic Structures Report

Oct 11, 2016

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Protected: Drawing on History: Infill Design Competition

May 20, 2016

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