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The Low Line

Spurred on by the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, the Low Line is both the northernmost section of the Virginia Capital Trail and the latest effort of the ambitious Capital Trees organization, dedicated to a “greener, more beautiful [and] more livable city.” Anchored on one end by the recently enhanced Great Shiplock Park and a …

Sister City Profile: Richmond-upon-Thames

As part of a continuing series, ArchitectureRichmond has documented the cities that comprise our five active Sister City partnerships, in order to learn more about similar urban environments throughout the world as a point of reference for our own development. Richmond-upon-Thames is the Sister City most familiar to Virginians, as it is our capital’s namesake. Not a …

Current: Hargreaves Plan for River Development

In mid 2011, the Cambridge office of the internationally renowned firm Hargreaves Associates was awarded a $490,000 commission from the city for a (re)development of Richmond’s Riverfront. The firm has already undertaken successful riverfront plans for cities including San Francisco, Louisville, Houston and others. This month, the final draft of the Riverfront Plan was unveiled. …