Sunday, May 11, 2014

Recent media updates

  1. Shockoe business owners urge approval for stadium plan

    Wednesday, June 11, 2014 2:14 pm

    About 30 people stood behind a podium in front of C'Est Le Vin wine bar as neighborhood leader David Napier said the project would be a boon to the Shockoe area.

    Venture Richmond head promises Shockoe stadium revival

    Friday, June 6, 2014 12:11 pm

    Mayor Dwight C. Jones withdrew his $79 million Revitalize RVA plan on May 27 just minutes before the Richmond City Council was expected to reject it.

    Mayor’s proposed briefing on Shockoe plan called off

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014 2:56 pm

    Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones won’t be briefing the City Council this week on the Shockoe Bottom stadium plan, which he withdrew from City Council consideration Tuesday night as he pleaded for more time.

    Wednesday, May 28, 2014 12:00 am

    Richmond Mayor Dwight C. Jones withdrew his proposal for a Shockoe Bottom baseball stadium from consideration Tuesday night in a last-minute gambit for more time just before the start of a City Council meeting where the plan faced near-certain defeat.

    Richmond, Va., Wrangling Over Future Of Historic Slave Trace Site


    On a warm spring night, more than 150 people gathered in Shockoe Bottom, a name taken from the Native American word for a site in Richmond, Va. This part of own, bounded by I-95 and bisected by railroad lines, was central to a city that prospered from the slave trade.