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Iron Fronts to High Rise: The Sky’s the Limit Walking Tour

July 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Viewed by developers as an opportunity for urban residential growth, Richmond’s historic business district is also known for its 19th-century iron fronts and 20th-century high rises. This tour focuses on the history, architectural styles and ornamentation of these buildings and their adaptive reuse for the 21st century.

 

“Tour guides were beyond belief in their knowledge.  Very accommodating, patient, and just loved their jobs – you could tell from their enthusiasm.” –April 2016

 

Price: $15 Adult, $5 Child, $5 Valentine members
Length: 2 hours
Parking: On Street
Meeting place: Meet at the northeast corner of 14th and East Main Streets.

 

Tour Notes

  • Advanced tickets are strongly encouraged. Space is limited.
  • Valentine walking tours are typically between 1-2 miles in length. We recommend you wear comfortable walking shoes and bring water.
  • Accessibility- People of all abilities are encouraged to join us for tours. If you have accessibility challenges or need accommodation, please let us know in advance.
  • Tours are held rain or shine. However, in extreme weather a tour may be cancelled. Call 804-649-0711 x 301 to verify the tour will take place.

Details

Date:
July 22, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://valentiner.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?Eventid=1002376

Other

Event Type
Family, Tour, Adult Program
Tour Type
Walking
Featured Area
Neighborhood, City
Time of Day
Afternoon

Details

Date:
July 22, 2018
Time:
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Categories:
,
Website:
https://valentiner.tamretail.net/SelectEvent.aspx?Eventid=1002376

Other

Event Type
Family, Tour, Adult Program
Tour Type
Walking
Featured Area
Neighborhood, City
Time of Day
Afternoon