High on the Hill 

It’s grappled with segregation, urban renewal, public housing and racial reconciliation. A community of change, Church Hill embraces its identity and looks to the future.

Don Coleman puts the beginning of Church Hill’s last decline around 1979. He was a student at the old Armstrong High on 31st Street. It was his senior year — the year heroin and crack became a part of the neighborhood…

full article »

Tags:

Comments (7)

Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-7 of 7

Add a comment

Readers also liked…

Latest in Cover Story

  • Inside the Lab

    Can Richmond business darling Health Diagnostic Laboratory fight its way back after its leader's departure, a round of layoffs and multimillion-dollar lawsuits?
    • Jan 27, 2015
  • To Jail and Back

    Delegate Joe Morrissey fights his way back to the General Assembly. But things aren’t as he left them.
    • Jan 20, 2015
  • Squaring Off

    State lawmakers in the General Assembly are about to spend 46 days debating, deliberating and yes, campaigning. Here are the issues likely to stand out in the fray.
    • Jan 13, 2015
  • More »

Copyright © 2015 Style Weekly
Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
All rights reserved
Powered by Foundation