|Click here to learn about our visit to Auschwitz Memorial Site and the Schindler Factory Museum and how it helped us connect the experience to Shockoe Bottom. |
Click here to see the design charrette updates to the the concepts in the original proposal.
|Shockoe Bottom Memorial Park - Crane & Broad street becomes a front yard entrance for pedestrians to move from local amenities throughout the Bottom - a beautifully landscaped park of historic markers, public art monuments, interpretive places flowing continuously between distinctive yet integrated segments that represent the many aspects of the city's history over the last 300 years: African Burial Ground & Jewish Cemetery, Gabriel's Rebellion & Patrick Henry's Speech, First Freedom Center & Lumpkin's Jail Archaeology Site, "Shockoe Creek" & 17th Street Farmers Market, the James River ...|
- Slide Presentation: A Community Proposal for Shockoe Bottom
- Full Proposal (cover, text, images) - 12 pt.
- Alphabetical list of all ideas submitted during Community Brainstorming Sessions - 12 pt.
- Full Proposal (text only) - 18 pt.
- Alphabetical list of all ideas submitted during Community Brainstorming Sessions - 18 pt.
|African Burial Ground - a place of honor, memory, of spiritual contemplation.|
Histories include: Gabriel's Rebellion, Nan, the town gallows, and town
commons, Shockoe Creek, Council Hill ...
|Lumpkin's Jail Archaeology Site - an interactive place of discovery and ongoing |
learning. Histories include: Anthony Burns, Mary and Robert Lumpkin, USCT
Chaplain Garland White, Reverend Nathaniel Colver ...
|"Shockoe Creek" - a beautiful flowing water feature that raises awareness of the |
historic creek along which Richmond was founded in 1737.
|Additional archaeological sites can be explored and when appropriate become|
part of the park's features.