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06 Apr 2014

Shockoe Bottom negotiations continue

Richmond city council continues negotiations over the proposed Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan. In the past Mayor Dwight Jones has said the plan is all or nothing, but the slavery museum is now being discussed separately from the proposed ballpark . Randi Ayala reports.

27 Feb 2014

Richmond City Council approves Shockoe Bottom redevelopment plan

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.