Manchester has some grand old churches. And for a fairly compact area, the architectural diversity of these houses of worship is quite impressive.
Here are a few worth mentioning:
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
Community Bainbridge Street Baptist Church
Central United Methodist Church
Church of God of Prophecy
First Baptist Church of
Did you know that Manchester was an independent city until it was annexed by the City of Richmond in 1910? If so, did you ever wonder why Manchester agreed to consolidate? As you could probably guess, it all came down to money.
There were two arguments on the matter, and public
1213 Hull Street was in rough shape a little over a year ago. The roof at the back of the building had collapsed, and it was at risk of being condemned for safety reasons. At least a half dozen experts recommended tearing it down. But that was a year ago,
Hull Street is experiencing a bit of a rebirth lately.
It is fascinating to see how things have changed over the last 100 years. Some of the old buildings haven't survived. Many have. It will be interesting to see if some of the blank parcels and parking lots where buildings once
It sure seems like Manchester has had its fair share of water main issues recently.
ABC 8 News reported that DPU workers were working to repair a water valve on August the 4th on Semmes Ave and 9th Street:
"According to ABC 8: "As a result, part of Semmes Avenue is blocked
We originally announced Jeremy Connell's 7 West project a year ago in our Construction Starts on 7 West article. Demolition and site work commenced shortly thereafter. Then everything seemingly came to a grinding halt. So it goes when navigating the permit process at Richmond's City Hall.
Permits have been taking an