Properties At Risk

Second Baptist Church: DEMOLITION ALERT!

Oct 29, 2021

UPDATE 2/12/22  Richmond’s grassroots efforts continue, with a rally to save Richmond landmark Second Baptist Church today, at 3. Please share. https://www.instagram.com/p/CZ4UjraFxCs/ UPDATE 2/11/22 1:30 p.m. Historic Richmond learned last night…

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Westwood (McGuire Cottage)

Jan 29, 2021

Year Built: 1880s-1890s Architectural Style: Italianate Cottage     Neighborhood: Sherwood Park Update: January 29, 2021 It is profoundly distressing that Union Presbyterian Seminary has demolished one of the oldest surviving structures…

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Historic Brookbury Farm

Jul 22, 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,…

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George Mason School

Aug 20, 2019

Our original [email protected] website post, dated August 20, 2019, has been updated with additional information, research, findings, and photographs. Background Thanks to some super sleuths, it was noted that the…

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801-815 West Cary Street

Mar 9, 2018

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 character of an important gateway…

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Thirteen Acres School

Jun 16, 2017

Update: April 8, 2021 In September 2020, the City’s Biennial Real Estate Strategies Plan was released. It lists 77 parcels of city-owned real estate, which are separated into three categories.…

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Old Soldiers’ Home

Apr 12, 2017

Year Built: ca. 1885 Architectural Style:  Victorian This charming house located at 2715 Broad Rock Boulevard was originally constructed in 1885 on the current site of the Virginia Museum of…

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Westhampton School

Dec 15, 2016

Update:  Bon Secours, VCU Health, and Thalhimer Realty Partners broke ground on the redevelopment of the Westhampton School property. The redevelopment of the 1917 school will eventually house 129 apartments,…

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Richmond Garage at 6th and Franklin Streets

Dec 13, 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…

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1006 W. Franklin Street

Jul 26, 2016

Year Built:  c. 1900 Architectural Style:  Queen Anne with Georgian Revival porch District: West Franklin Street Historic District Historic Richmond has been monitoring 1006 W. Franklin Street for several years.…

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1302 Floyd Avenue

Jul 26, 2016

Year Built: c. 1895 Architectural Style:  Queen Anne with a Georgian Revival porch District: The Fan Historic Richmond has been monitoring continued deterioration of 1302 Floyd Avenue. The building had…

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608 North 1st Street

608 North 1st Street

Aug 13, 2015

Year Built: c. 1900 Architectural Style: Italianate District: Jackson Ward Update: Restored. UPDATE: August 20: We are thrilled to announce that the City will be stabilizing this house!! August 12:…

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619 St. Peter Street

619 St. Peter Street

Jul 1, 2015

Year Built: c. 1900 – 1910 Architectural Style:  Italianate District:  Jackson Ward Historic Richmond has been monitoring this property for several years since the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Meredith House, 133 Jackson…

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1913 and 1915 Grove Ave

1913 and 1915 Grove Avenue

Jun 25, 2015

Year Built: 1914 Architectural Style: Colonial Revival Neighborhood: The Fan Historic Richmond is currently monitoring the two row houses owned by and adjacent to the Tabernacle Baptist Church. Both are…

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Westbourne

Jun 23, 2015

Year Built: 1919 Architectural Style: Georgrian Revival District: Hampton Gardens Historic Richmond has been monitoring continued deterioration of Westbourne, at 330 Oak Lane. The building has been vacant since May 2011,…

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508 St. James Street

Oct 15, 2014

Year Built: 1915 with a 20th century rear addition Architectural Style:  Colonial Revival District:  Jackson Ward Historic Richmond has been monitoring 508 St. James Street since it appeared on the…

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The Blackwell House

Oct 15, 2014

Year Built: c. 1911 District: Blackwell Historic Richmond is monitoring 211 E. 18th Street in an effort to find an appropriate buyer who would take the time to restore the…

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