Archive for “development”
Richmond BizSense.com has more apartment news for our area. This time it will be smaller apartments and a smaller rental price. No unit is expected to be over $1,000 a month. But developers Sam McDonald and Mark Scordo of Property Results have something a little different in mind for their planned $10 million project on […]
I know many of you are fans of the traffic circle or roundabouts that have sprouted up in our neighborhood. Well hold onto your hat, I’ve got good news, more are on the way. Thirteen to be precise if RVA DPW has their way.
A friend asked if I knew what was going on with closed Plaza Bowl because she noticed that the Plaza Bowl sign was missing and there was a large construction dumpster out front. I didn’t know a thing but a couple searches on the city website lead me to this permit and the details within, […]
The old Caraustar paper mill was saved from the wrecking ball back in January of 2012. Now after a long delay, Richmond BizSense.com states that work is planned to begin this summer.
From the Press Release. The Richmond Food Cooperative, a member-owned, full-service grocery store, launched its membership campaign today (1/29). The Co-op will source local and sustainable produce, while also offering a full array of household goods. It will be open for shopping to the public, but members will receive a discounted price on their groceries
I was thrilled when parts of the Reynolds aluminum factory was torn down, opening up the view from the deck of Legend. That joy was replaced with foreboding when I started to ponder what would replace the sprawling factory. In March it was announced that the property was under contract with the Franklin Development Group and we all […]
Richmond BizSense.com has the full story but I’ll give you some tidbits. Coleman Stump and Josh Bennett are in the process of launching Ajax Aleworks, a craft microbrewery that will make 15 to 20 brews on a rotating, seasonal basis.
From SpringhillRVA.com; The Springhill neighborhood will be meeting with Gary Hammond, who is involved in the proposed development at 600 Cowardin Avenue, at 7:00 PM at Woodland Heights Baptist Church (611 West 31st Street). Enter through the parking lot lower entry (where you go to vote). We need everybody who can possibly make it to […]
Building permits have been filled for 7012 Forest Hill Ave. (across from Mexico). The owner of the parcel is Giant Foods (owner of Martin’s) and the contractor is Advanced Fueling Systems. So I think we can safely assume that a Martin’s Fuel Station, as they like to call it, is going into that spot.
The Richmond City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, July 2, 2012, at 1:30 p.m. in the 5th floor conference room of City Hall, 900 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia, for the adoption of the Richmond Riverfront Plan and amendment to the Master Plan and Downtown Plan for the City of Richmond […]
We hinted about some new apartments going into Springhill last week. This week Springhill residents plan to gather to discuss this in person. From SpringhillRVA.org. An out of town developer has submitted plans for constructing low-income housing on the vacant lots on the 600 block of Cowardin Ave. This impacts our neighborhood tremendously, and in response the […]
From the Partnership for Smarter Growth we’re informed of a chance to let our voices be heard on what direction we take in moving people and goods in and around RVA in the coming years.
There is an effort afoot to turn an empty lot into a community garden. There goal was to raise $500 and with 30 days left are only $200 short of that goal. Full details can be found at the Indiegogo website.
The proposed $1 a month fee raise was certainly a hot topic here and everyone on the internet when it first came to light. VDOT heard the outcry and has decided to deal with noise by closing the door so it can’t hear our complaints. VDOT says it will not hold hearings on the proposed […]
The house above is just one of the lovely houses you’ll get a chance to check out. Tickets are now available for the 2012 Westover Hills Home tour, scheduled for Sunday, April 29, from noon to 5 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 each in advance and will be $15 each on the day of the tour.
The City of Richmond proudly presents the Love Your Block mini-grant opportunity for community-based organizations. The City will provide competitive grants, comprised in the increment of a $500 Home Depot gift cards, to neighborhood groups to purchase the supplies needed for their local project and will coordinate city services to support the effort.
Parkway apartments are the subject of a recent court battle between the city/community and the owner. The owner lost that battle and is beating a hasty retreat by trying to sell the building. Before you get out your checkbook bear in mind that the building is going to take extensive remodeling to address open issues. […]
The Tumblr Office Gets a View from Alex Stone on Vimeo. Damn you school program that will prevent me from going to Legend to enjoy the new and improved deck view. The video above is a little to the right of Legend in the Corrugated Box building.
Richmond BizSense.com has some of the details of the the 18 acre block of land between the river and Legend Brewery that is now under contract to Tom Wilkinson of Franklin Development Group.
Posted at the request of the Westover Hills Merchant Association. Original article was printed in the most recent issue of the Westover Hills Rag. The arch pictured above is just one recommendation of the study and is not meant to imply that the local merchants are planning such a structure at this time. I just […]
From the Planning and Development Review board: The City of Richmond Public Art Commission is seeking qualified artists to create commissioned outdoor artwork for the new Fire Station #17. The selected site is located on the site of the soon to be complete station on Semmes Avenue. The total purchase budget for this project is $27,000. There […]
Relay Living the blog arm of Relay (an online food market and delivery service in Charlottesville and RVA) has already done one profile on a Southbank favorite, Blanchard’s and are back to hit another favorite, Tricycle Gardens.