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Richmond starts salvage of Coliseum site, releases draft Shockoe plan

Posted at 11:21 AM, Jul 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-20 11:21:54-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- As it rolls out a draft plan for the Shockoe Bottom area, the City of Richmond is preparing to implement a separate effort that calls for demolishing the Coliseum — even though that latter plan has yet to be adopted. Administrators announced Monday that the city is moving forward with a process to salvage the 50-year-old arena, in anticipation of the City Council adopting the proposed City Center Small Area Plan, which recommends replacing the Coliseum with a mix of commercial, residential, and office buildings. Click here to continue reading on Richmond BizSense.

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