A preservation-focused city plan is possible

Most of what we learned about Preservation, we learned from Charleston. Historic Charleston Foundation has partnered with the City to adopt a groundbreaking plan that provides Charleston with a strong preservation-based roadmap for its future. Click HERE to watch a video to hear what they have tediously established, and have been recognized by the National [...]

Special Presentation on Fan Architecture

Join The Fan District Association on Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30 p.m., at Fox School, for a special hour-long reprise of “The ‘Palladian Motif’ and Richmond’s Fan District,” two illustrated lectures on the surprising history of some beautiful Fan windows. These lectures were originally given as the opening session of VCU’s 17th Symposium on Architectural History last November. Charles Brownell, Professor of Art History at [...]

And new research begins: Latrobe’s Clifton House

As I launch into the spring semester, along with new knowledge comes the research on a specially-selected topic by Dr. Brownell: The Clifton House. As I launch into the spring semester, along with new knowledge comes the research on a specially-selected topic by Dr. Brownell: The Clifton House. This house, attributed to Latrobe, once stood [...]

What is Quoit Club?

If you are like me and have an interest in Richmond's rich history and architectural, urban and rural landscapes, you may enjoy learning more about Quoit Club.  The Historic Richmond Foundation has an organized group of young (and young-at-heart) Richmonders who share this interest and who get together to attend private tours, events, lectures, and [...]