Commentary :: Historical Reclamation : Urban Development

What now for Shockoe Bottom?

It looks like the proposal for a baseball stadium in Shockoe Bottom is dead. And while we cannot directly claim a victory, this is certainly good news.

So what will happen now? Mayor Wilder believes that with Global Development Partners gone the hounds of reinvigorated development may be yelping in packs at the city’s door. If so, we need to stay involved.

Shockoe Bottom is no less endangered now than before and the Burial Ground is under an even more direct threat. This fight is far from over and we will need your continued support and involvement to win.
 

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