Building a Compromise 

Opinion: For more than 150 years Richmond’s leaders have been guarding the city’s most famous view. Surely we can’t let it be destroyed on our watch.

The Richmond City Council purchased Libby Hill Park in 1851 for the then-unusually large sum of $5,000. The land was set aside by the city leaders specifically for its views of the entire city, "because it affords a commanding and picturesque view…

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