Councilmember Gray hosting community meeting surrounding redevelopment of The Diamond, Arthur Ashe Boulevard Tuesday

Councilmember Gray hosting community meeting surrounding redevelopment of The Diamond, Arthur Ashe Boulevard Tuesday

No official redevelopment plans have been submitted as of yet, but Tuesday is your first chance to voice your opinion on how the area surrounding The Diamond and Arthur Ashe Boulevard should be redeveloped in the near future.

Artist's conceptual rendering from a now-defunct plan for the area surrounding The Diamond.

Richmond City Council Second District Councilmember Kimberly Gray is hosting a community meeting this coming Tuesday evening to engage with the community on what residents’ concerns and priorities are as it pertains to the redevelopment of Arthur Ashe Boulevard and the area surrounding The Diamond.

During this meeting, Councilwoman Gray, in coordination with representatives from the Richmond Department of Planning and Development Review, will listen and respond to residents’ priorities, ideas, and comments concerning the plans to redevelop Arthur Ashe Boulevard, with a particular focus on the section spanning from West Broad Street to Westwood Avenue.

All residents and the owners of businesses within the Richmond North Central 2nd Voter District are invited and encouraged to attend. Science Museum of Virginia CEO Rich Conti, Director of Planning Mark Olinger, Scott’s Addition Boulevard Association President Trevor Dickerson, climate scientist Dr. Jeremy Hoffman, and Councilmember Gray are all expected to speak at the event.

It all kicks off Tuesday evening, July 23rd at 5:30 PM at the Science Museum of Virginia, which is located at 2500 W. Broad Street.

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