Proposal transforms 17th Street Farmer’s Market into public plaza

May 2, 2014

An artist rendition of the proposed public plaza.

An artist rendition of the proposed public plaza.

A proposed plan by the City of Richmond would convert the 17th Street Farmer’s Market to a public plaza before the city hosts the 2015 Road World Cycling Championships. The plan, which at this point has been well received, includes a public square, outdoor dining area and a band shelter.