Archive for “history”
Brooks Smith gives a history of the neighborhood in “The Fan” Remains One of Richmond’s Favorite Places on WCVE.
Via taber: Scans of over 8,000 slides from the Richmond Planning Department, new from VCU Libraries.
VCU Recreational Sports has an interesting history of the building that is the new Cary Street Gym.
Richmond’s Old West End: From Belvidere Street to the Belt Line By Robert P. Winthrop May 13 and 20, 2010 5:30–7:00 pm This class will discuss the architecture and history of The Fan District, the West of the Boulevard area, and Monument Avenue. These neighborhoods were “modern” street-car related residential areas created to house Richmond’s […]
Next Wednesday evening, June 24th, there will be an informational meeting about City Old and Historic Districts. The meeting will be at The Firehouse Theatre (at 1609 W. Broad St.) from 6:30-8:30 and is open to the public. Portions of the Fan fall within the Old and Historic District (namely Boulevard, Monument Ave, and West […]