A 60-unit apartment building would rise at the northeast corner of East Leigh and North Second streets, replacing a parking lot across from the Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site.
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“This feels like the next chapter, the next iteration, of our story,” Flourish Spaces founder Stevie McFadden said. “The pandemic has made a lot of us think differently about what we do.”
Owner Jimmy Stump said the closure was prompted in part by customers being turned off by the fallout from recent protests in the neighborhood, many of which have taken place nearby.
Architecture AF, founded by two UVA alums, purchased the building it has been leasing at 311 N. Second St. for $467,000.
An architecture firm led by a group of UVA grads paid the Ukrop family $475K for a 19th-century building. Meanwhile, two neighboring Shockoe architecture practices joined forces.
Armed with a panini press and inspired by his grandmother, a first-time restaurateur has brought a grilled cheese-focused spot to Jackson Ward.
With development activity picking up on both sides of the freeway that effectively cut the historically Black neighborhood in half 80 years ago, Richmond planners are floating the idea of a bridge deck spanning the width of First and St. James streets.
A pair of local clothing companies are looking to add to the fabric of Richmond’s Jackson Ward neighborhood with store openings in coming weeks, one of them picking up where it left off before the coronavirus arrived.
Sara Ayyash has turned a custom cake side gig into a full-time job and fired up Sugar & Salt at 416 N. Second St.
A Nelson County-based cidery is replanting its Richmond taproom.