Shockoe Bottom Memorial Park

Links to Memorial Park documents:


Making the case:
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.

Community Proposal:
Alternative Proposal for Shockoe Bottom (2015) - First Community Proposal.
Community Proposal for Shockoe Bottom Memorial Park (2017) - Refined Community Proposal

Economic Studies:


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Why endorse the Memorial Park? Click here to find out. 

Parcels concerned: E0000127005 - Lumpkin's Jail; E0000213006 - Burial Ground; 
E0000127020 - east of CSX tracks; E0000127016 - between Lumpkin's Jail and 
the CSX tracks; E0000159001 - east of tracks, part public, part private.

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In 2014, the National Trust for Historic Resources listed Shockoe Bottom as one of its most endangered sites and as a National Treasure.  Learn more here

That same year, Preservation Virginia did the same thing. Click here for their 2014 Endangered Sites List Brochure.


Archive of documents leading to the present proposal:

2017 DOCUMENTS

- REVISED DESIGNS & RECOMMENDATIONS
 


2016 DOCUMENTS


  

2015 DOCUMENTS


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.