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The old Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant is now a multi-functional performance venue. (Photo by Mark Andrew Boyer)

Butt shows off Richmond’s architectural riches

Richmond City Council member Tom Butt, a strong proponent of historic preservation, recently took Richmond Confidential reporter Mark Andrew Boyer on a tour of some of the city's most important old buildings.
The original Ford Assembly Plant, constructed in 1930. Photo courtesy of Shelby Sampson.

Ford Point melds sharp, modern architecture with a rich history

In the time since the renovation of Ford Point—originally the Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant—was completed in 2009, the site has won a string of awards that have helped return the historic landmark to its...
"People get a kick out of it," Gregg Greenwood said as he arrived at the Homefront Festival on Saturday dressed as a 1940's shipyard worker.  The pair found their authentic outfits by combing through vintage shops and yard sales, Kij Greenwood explained.

Homefront Festival celebrates Richmond’s WWII history

Residents honored Lena Horne and Richmond's Rosies at the Homefront Festival on Saturday.