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Monumental Church Ramp & Exterior Coating Project Updates!

Jul 27, 2022

Project Overview: Completed in 1814, Monumental Church, a National Historic Landmark, was designed by the first native-born architect Robert Mills. It is a civic space built by a community devastated…

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Richmond VA Architecture and Walking Guides

Guides of Richmond Architecture, Places, and Historic Districts

Jul 21, 2022

Guides At Historic Richmond, we enhance discussions on zoning, historic architecture, adaptive reuse, and more with occasional guides you might find useful. Many of these guides supplement a Quoit Club…

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Life Inside a Slave House

Feb 28, 2022

Thank you to all who attended Life Inside a Slave House, and special thanks to our sponsors, Dominion Energy and TCV Trust & Wealth Management. We were grateful for the…

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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…

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Shockoe Brown Bag Lunch

Historic Richmond Brown Bag Lunch: A Virtual Walk Around Shockoe

Aug 16, 2021

Historic Richmond Brown Bag Lunch: A Virtual Walk Around Shockoe Shockoe is the valley where Richmond began. It is not only Richmond’s oldest neighborhood, but also has Richmond’s oldest surviving…

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Ingredients for Success: People, Places & Preservation

Mar 24, 2021

Click here to watch now! A look at several of Richmond’s most important historic preservation projects from landmark civic structures to its most humble neighborhoods. What did we do right?…

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Preservation and Sustainability

Feb 4, 2021

Click Here To Watch Now!   A Panel discussion with Quinn Evans Architects and the University of Richmond about the tie between preservation and sustainability. We will explore what that…

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This Old House: A DIY Guide to Researching your Historic Home

Jul 24, 2020

Watch now! Click here! Little is known of the early history of Brookbury Farm, an antebellum agricultural plantation and one of the oldest houses in the City of Richmond. Most…

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Faux Graining: The Doors of Monumental Church

May 30, 2018

We are excited to present the completed faux graining to the inner sanctuary doors at Monumental Church! In 2017 Black Creek Workshop completed a paint analysis and reveal of the…

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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…

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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…

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