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A complex of buildings that housed Virginia’s legislative offices is history. What comes next will loom over future decisions. more

Oct 20, 2017 2:32 PM History

An allegorical symbol of the Confederacy, this statue is also somebody’s grandmother. more

Sep 29, 2017 11:03 AM History

More than a century ago, Italian immigrants helped define what we think of as Richmond. And now they have a marker to prove it. more

Aug 25, 2017 1:52 PM History

Richmond leaders spiked the 1915 vision of a ‘monumental’ city hall. more

Jul 28, 2017 9:05 AM History

In the 1980s, dozens of artists lost their Broad Street studios as the city attempted to create a downtown arts district. more

Jun 16, 2017 9:49 AM History

Harland Bartholomew set Richmond on a road to ruin. more

May 19, 2017 10:30 AM History

‘Dean of city planners’ Harland Bartholomew left his mark on Richmond. more

Apr 14, 2017 9:08 AM History

John F. O’Grady led his own St. Patrick’s Day parade. more

Mar 17, 2017 10:33 AM History

An ‘era of good feelings’ followed James Monroe’s inauguration 200 years ago — but shadows loomed more

Jan 20, 2017 9:02 AM History

The fifth U.S. president is making news again, thanks to a surprising archaeological discovery and a new collection of his letters and papers. more

Dec 20, 2016 8:30 AM History

Downtown’s big ditch is bad feng shui. more

Dec 16, 2016 3:42 PM History

How, in 1990, Richmond and the 1708 Gallery became embroiled in the culture war more

Nov 11, 2016 3:08 PM History

Richmond city managers from 1978 to 2004 coped with power struggles, crime and economic woes. more

Oct 21, 2016 9:00 AM History

Richmond wanted professionals to run the city, but personality factored in to policy. more

Sep 23, 2016 3:12 PM History

Mayor J. Fulmer Bright maintained the status quo in a time that called for action. more

Aug 5, 2016 2:00 PM History 2 Comments

Richmond wanted change — but not so much more

Jun 22, 2016 2:15 PM History

Photos and details from the midst of the madness during the Cherry Blossom Music Festival Riot of 1974, as told by Harry "The Hat" Kollatz Jr. more

Mar 29, 2016 1:40 PM History

The council contrarian was a true populist maverick more

Mar 29, 2016 9:43 AM History

The 2004 charter change bequeathed Wilder, Jones and... more

Mar 1, 2016 4:06 PM History 1 Comments

Richmonders of a certain vintage associate Climax with an animated electric sign on Belle Isle. It all began with the city's beery past. more

Apr 25, 2012 12:00 AM NEWS & FEATURES 3 Comments

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