Richmond City Council approves Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan

February 27, 2014

The Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan has been a controversial issue.

The Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan has been a controversial issue.

In a 6 to 3 vote, the Richmond City Council approved the controversial Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan. The $200 million plan, which includes a new farmer’s market, African-American heritage museum, and Richmond Flying Squirrels ballpark, will be funded by both public and private sources. Onofrio Castiglia reports.