Henrico County names new Director of Community Revitalization

Henrico County names new Director of Community Revitalization

August 20, 2019 RVAHub Staff

Eric S. Leabough previously served as the Varina District representative on the Henrico Planning Commission. He also worked as a housing specialist and housing services manager for the Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and as the assistant vice president of redevelopment and interim vice president of real estate and community development for the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

Jason Carangelo named new Commissioner of Buildings for City of Richmond

July 23, 2019 RVAHub Staff

A registered architect and LEED accredited professional, Carangelo brings 20 years of professional experience to Richmond. In his previous position, Carangelo served as the building inspections administrator for the City of Savannah’s Development Services Department, managing a building construction investment portfolio of over $4 billion.

Historic Evergreen Cemetery awarded UNESCO designation

June 5, 2019 RVAHub Staff

Neglected, overgrown, and tucked away deep in the woods of the East End of Richmond surrounded by two landfills, Historic Evergreen Cemetery was easy to miss. That is destined to change now that the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has awarded this sacred site official designation as “a site of memory associated with the Slave Route Project”—one of the first in the world.

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