EquityPlus plans to buy Virginia Avenue Elementary School and convert it and its surrounding three blocks into 50 apartments and 45 homes.
The transit system replaced the projected $5.8 million in net revenue from fares with federal pandemic relief funds.
The purchase and rehab of Place One are being financed through an $18 million bond issuance that county supervisors approved in April.
A permit for a three-story building, rezoning for a building up to 12 stories, a permit for an apartment complex and a request to allow a brewer to share a gelato cafe were also OK’d.
The state-owned museum will soon announce the winning proposal from 30 architects around the world to increase its space to nearly 800,000 square feet.
A packed agenda for the City Council, a mixed-use development is proposed near Colonial Heights, and the city’s Richmond 300 master plan wins a national award.
Richmond released the draft plan this week, setting the stage for sales and redevelopment of city-owned properties once part of the failed Navy Hill proposal.
Big ticket items are up for votes in Richmond, new plans for the former deli space at City Hall, and Chesterfield seeks input on a zoning ordinance update.
The section of attached and detached homes is the final phase of the 256-unit development, part of a larger revitalization of the nearby Creighton Court.
The brewer needed a special-use permit for the former Richmond Association of Masonic Lodges building at 520 N. 25th St., where it will open “93 by Trapezium.”