The T. Tyler Potterfield Pedestrian Bridge has brought local residents and the outside community together by connecting downtown Richmond to the Manchester neighborhood. Many people are now able to interact with the James River in a completely unique way, solidifying the river as the city's greatest asset. Who doesn't want to have
A reader just sent us his cool drone video exploring the crane that is being used to construct the new Manchester high rise going in at 505 Porter St just northeast of Legend Brewing. Greg Montalto's Facebook post entitled "Craning my flying robot for a better view of Manchester development" has some awesome close up shots of
After jumping the river into Manchester nearly 15 years ago, Sam McDonald and Mark Scordo of Property Results plan to go vertical on Hull Street for the second phase of their PortRVA development. The original 4 story PortRVA building added a new modern design to the industrial fabric of Manchester's lower
Given the high water on the James River this past weekend, I was scouring various historical photographs of Richmond floods for the sake of comparison. I couldn't find any cooler historical image than the cover photograph of the paperback picture magazine "Hurricane Agnes.....the Richmond Flood" by C.F. Boone in 1972. The photo
CBS 6 News Problem Solvers just did a story entitled "Neighbors irate ‘eyesore’ school costs taxpayers $26K a year to maintain" about the old abandoned and vacant Oak Grove Elementary school owned by the City of Richmond's Public Schools system. Ironically this is the same vacant school building that the privately run
According to an announcement from Governor McAuliffe's office, Manchester's 2nd Life, Inc is expanding and will bring 66 new jobs to the area. "Founded in 2016, 2nd Life, Inc. currently occupies a 27,000-square-foot warehouse in the Manchester district of Richmond, just off Interstate 95. The firm repairs over 15 categories of pre-owned electronics.
Construction is really picking up at the 1200 block of Hull Street. The crane in the image was installing HVAC units on the roof of 1213 Hull Street just this morning. This particualr building was originally the Jones-Green Shoe Company in the early 1900s. It also converted to Singer sewing machine store as evidenced