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Third Richmond Riverfront public forum Tuesday

Phil Riggan

December 11, 2011 8:44am

Have you been following the developments downtown along the banks of the James River? The City of Richmond is attempting to develop areas of downtown, and you can voice your opinion about what you think is most important.

The Department of Planning and Development Review has invited the public to attend the third Public Forum on the Richmond Riverfront development plan Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Virginia War Memorial at 621 S. Belvidere Street.

The consultant team from Hargreaves Associates will present a draft plan that outlines the overall design concept for Richmond’s riverfront, followed by an opportunity for public comment, according to a release from the City of Richmond.

The draft plan will describe public realm improvements, emphasizing pedestrian and bike connections, transportation corridors, and identification of anticipated future private development, with a prioritized plan for implementation.

See Richmond.com’s coverage of the second forum and the presentations from the first and second forums are available on the Department of Planning and Development Review’s webpage.

Parking is available at the Virginia War Memorial, the adjacent Virginia Housing Development Authority, and along Second Street. The Virginia War Memorial will be open at 5:15 for anyone who would like to arrive early to see the facility and exhibitions.

About Phil Riggan

He's been a part of Richmond's outdoors since moving to Richmond in 1988. Earned a master’s degree in Urban Planning at VCU in 2015 with a focus on the environment, parks, transportation and nonprofits — largely due to his dedication to becoming part of the solution to advocate for outdoor initiatives, the James River and Richmond’s great parks and recreational amenities. Now works as a transportation planner with the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization, focusing primarily on bike/ped planning.