Manchester Green Site Work Begins

Robin Miller and Dan Gecker's Urban Development Associates, LLC have begun their long anticipated "Manchester Green" development. The massive project consists of 22 parcels and encompasses an entire city block bordered by 12th, 13th, Bainbridge, and Porter Streets. The project follows a tidal wave of new development in the booming Manchester neighborhood. As originally

McDemo on Hull Street!

A shout out the Manchester Alliance is in order. For those who don't know, the Manchester Alliance pushed for the city to require the demolition of the old McDonalds at Hull and Commerce as a condition of the zoning approval for McDonalds to relocate across the street. Thankfully the old store

What Type of Manchester Canal Do We Want?

Richmond's Manchester Canal is a forgotten, decaying relic. With a little TLC, it could become a real asset to the neighborhood. But the question remains, what type of Manchester Canal do we want? The tale of two Manchesters goes something along the following lines... The Shiny, Happy Argument We want a clean, safe place

Manchester Sweep This Saturday

RVA Clean Sweep is doing a Manchester cleanup this Saturday, March 25, 2017 from 10:00 to 11:30 AM. Here are the details from their page: "We will meet at the Manchester Courthouse at 920 Hull Street. We're going to run through Manchester along Hull, Commerce, and Maury. More if we have additional volunteers. Please dress for the

A Leisurely Sunday Walk Through The Hood

I enjoy walking through Manchester so I can observe the massive changes taking place right in front of our eyes. It is exciting to see all the work. And it is rare to be able to watch this level of activity take place in a singe lifetime. But it is also a tale of

Legend Brewing’s Patio View Safe…At least For A little Longer

I spoke to the President of Thalhimer Realty Partners, Drew Wilshire, this past week about the multiple facets of the Reynolds South development project (more recently referred to as City View Landing), the recent sale of a portion of this project to Guy Blundon and Mark Purcell as announced in Richmond BizSense, and the resulting impacts of this

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