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Riverfront development without the big price tag

Now that leveraging the James River through downtown Richmond is at the foundation of the city’s tourism and economic development strategy (a.k.a. the Master Plan), we need to consider the best means of implementation. No, this isn’t another article debating for or against development of Richmond’s waterfront…a continually worthwhile topic, but that kitchen doesn’t need another cook in it. This article is about taking low-cost and no-cost steps to enhance the entertainment value of the canal and Brown’s Island areas. (more…)

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River plan can uplift city

Tom Silvestri of the Richmond Times-Dispatch had a commentary in today’s Sunday edition about the Richmond Riverfront Plan. There is a meeting Tuesday at City Hall to go over the plan, and I will be there to cover it for Richmond.com. (more…)

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Open Source discusses Richmond Riverfront plan

On Friday’s Open Source radio program [podcast] with host Will Snyder, Andrew Moore, the director of urban architecture for Glave and Holmes,  talked about the draft downtown Richmond riverfront redevelopment plan for the James River. (more…)

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Richmond Riverfront forum includes outdoors showcases

Are you following the proposals for the downtown Richmond riverfront? There are plenty of things to like for outdoor enthusiasts, including some very impressive ideas for kayaking, biking, boating and more. (more…)

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Third Richmond Riverfront public forum Tuesday

Have you been following the developments downtown along the banks of the James River? The City of Richmond is attempting to develop areas of downtown, and you can voice your opinion about what you think is most important. (more…)

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