Favorite

Remains of the Day 

From the front, the modest, empty building at 16« West Broad St. is a weathered patchwork of wood, glass and stucco. When viewed from the rear, it's a miracle the small and rickety frame structure is standing at all. Not for long. Earlier this month, city officials gave the go-ahead to demolish this 1855 house-turned-storefront, one of only four pre-Civil War structures still standing on West Broad. A three-story building is proposed for the narrow lot, with commercial space at street level and apartments on the upper floors. Walter Parks, a Richmond architect, is the developer. S

Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: The Brain-Makers

    • Hi everyone, this is good news, a perfect and greats one. My daughter of 17years…

    • on September 22, 2017
  • Re: Need a Flu Shot? The Richmond Health District Is Offering Them for Free on Oct. 6.

    • somebody has to be paying for it ???

    • on September 22, 2017
  • Re: How Jim Crow Codified the Bigotry Already Woven Into the Fabric of Virginia

    • Vincent, although Booker T. Washington was a very brilliant man he was criticized during his…

    • on September 21, 2017
  • More »
  • Latest in Street Talk (Old)

    Copyright © 2017 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation