Chesterfield County, Virginia purchased the ailing Cloverleaf Mall two years ago with the idea of turning it into a mixed-use development. One recession later, the mall still stands and the city is stuck with an "expensive eyesore".
Aug 26, 2010 Richmond Times-Dispatch
The city of Richmond, Virginia, is hoping to undo years of downtown driving confusion and congestion by converting its web of one-way streets into two-way streets.
Aug 23, 2010 Richmond Times-Dispatch
The James River runs right through downtown Richmond, Virginia. But with few public access points, the river is a largely ignored part of the urban realm.
Aug 19, 2010 Richmond Times-Dispatch
While the basis of last week's ruling is a 7-acre property, the decision temporarily opens the door for all agriculturally zoned properties in the county to be subdivided into 1-acre parcels.
Mar 4, 2010 Richmond Times-Dispatch
Columnist Michael Paul Williams of the Times-Dispatch worries that the planned New Urbanist development in Roseland, VA will turn out to be 'as antiseptic as a theme park."
Sep 6, 2008 Richmond Times-Dispatch
<p>With public bus service to the Fredericksburg train station, Richmond commuters can then ride regional rail to Washington, DC.</p>
Mar 6, 2007 Richmond Times-Dispatch
CEOs for Cities editorial writer interviews economist Joe Cortwright on what makes cities successful. Hint: Don't copy other cities.
Sep 15, 2006 Richmond Times-Dispatch
According to a recent study in the online journal PLoS Medicine, longevity varies by ethnicity and location.
Sep 13, 2006 Richmond Times-Dispatch
Newcomers to the U.S. are finding jobs and a safe place to call home outside of the nation's big cities.
Aug 8, 2006 Richmond Times-Dispatch
A farmworker advocacy group is working with Virginia farmers to provide housing for the seasonal workers that tend their fields. Houses made of hay are the affordable and energy-efficient solution to this need for seasonal housing.
Jul 6, 2006 Richmond Times-Dispatch