Mar 21

Quoit Club | Fairfield- Private Home (MEMBERS ONLY)

211 Ross Road at 6:00 PM

Fairfield was originally known as Rocky Mills when it stood in Hanover County from the middle of the 18th century until it was moved to Henrico County in the 1920s. It is a mansion with great presence distinguished by bold classical elements combined with a traditional Georgian plan, paneling, and brickwork. Of particular note is Continue Reading...

Mar 28

Colonial Revival: The Historian’s Perspective On An Enduring American Architectural Aesthetic

The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design at 6:00PM

Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design 2501 Monument Avenue Lecture 6:00- 7:00 p.m. | Reception to follow 7:00- 8:00 p.m. Known for the dignity of symmetrical facades and accentuated front entranceways, Colonial Revival has been a popular choice for residential and public architecture since the 19th century. Join us as Continue Reading...

Apr 6

2019 Annual Historic Richmond Rehab Expo

Historic St. John's Church at 9:00 AM

Saturday, April 6, 2019 Historic St. John’s Church 2401 E. Broad Street 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. FREE EVENT Ever wonder if you would qualify for rehabilitation tax credits or incentives? What’s the benefit of keeping your original wood windows? The Historic Richmond Rehab Expo has all the answers! If you have an interest in Continue Reading...

Apr 18

Quoit Club | Richmond Ballet

707 E. Canal Street at 6:00 PM

The Richmond Ballet moved into their current space in 2000 after a major renovation. Previously, the building had been a manufacturing facility for Reynolds Metal and featured all of the heavy concrete and rough edges one would expect to find in a 1920’s industrial building.  Rather than covering up these rough edges, the new design Continue Reading...

May 16

Quoit Club | Laburnum House

3400 Brook Road at 6:00 PM

This Georgian Revival style mansion was built for Joseph Bryan and was considered one of the most luxurious residences in Richmond at the time of its completion in 1908.The Bryan’s Laburnum estate was originally well over 100 acres and is the namesake for Laburnum Park. The most impressive exterior feature of the building is a Continue Reading...

Jun 20

Quoit Club | 1717 Innovation Center (MEMBERS ONLY)

1717 E. Cary Street at 6:00 PM

Based out of a 100 year-old, 5-story heavy-timber former tobacco warehouse in the growing Shockoe Bottom region, the 1717 Innovation Center is a community-driven business incubator, housing the non-profit Start-Up Virginia. This 5-story heavy-timber tobacco warehouse in Shockoe Bottom is home to Capital One’s Future Edge program, which facilitates investment in local businesses and mentoring Continue Reading...

Jul 18

Quoit Club | Capitol Square (Members Only)

6:00 PM

The Virginia State Capitol is surrounded by historic buildings including Old City Hall, the Executive Mansion, Morrison’s Row, the General Assembly, and more! It is also home to the equestrian statue of George Washington, the Bell Tower and is the future site of the Virginia Women’s Monument. This walking tour will take you to buildings Continue Reading...

Aug 15

Quoit Club | American Civil War Museum

500 Tredegar Street at 6:00 PM

Historic Tredegar, home to The American Civil War Center, traces its roots to 1836, when Francis B. Deane founded Tredegar Iron Works. He named his Richmond plant for a Welsh town and iron works. In 1841 Deane hired Joseph Reid Anderson as commercial sales agent.  Under Joseph Reid Anderson’s ownership, Tredegar manufactured an array of Continue Reading...

Sep 19

Quoit Club | Virginia Union University

1500 N. Lombardy Street at 6:00 PM

VUU’s campus life is centered in and around its original “nine noble” buildings enlivened by their Romanesque revival-style turrets and constructed of durable Virginia granite. Completed in 1899, these were buildings of solid Virginia granite. The architecture is Richardsonian Romanesque, designed by a fashionable architect of national note, John H. Coxhead of Buffalo, New York. Continue Reading...

Oct 17

Quoit Club | 2500 Grove Ave (Members Only)

2500 Grove Avenue at 6:00 PM

Known in the Fan as the Boo Radley House, after the mysterious recluse in “To Kill a Mockingbird”, 2500 Grove Avenue has been recently renovated after standing vacant for nearly 20 years. Built in 1899 after the Lee District annexation, it was one of the early houses in the upper Fan. It’s plain but elegant Continue Reading...

Oct 24

2019 Golden Hammer Awards

Monumental Church at 6:00 PM

Thursday, October 24, 2019 Monumental Church 1224 E. Broad Street Reception & Awards 6:00-8:00 p.m.   The golden Hammer Awards were started in 200 with a goal of honoring excellence in neighborhood revitalization projects throughout Greater Richmond. Historic Richmond will partner again with Storefront for Community Design to host the Awards. In prior years, 30-50 Continue Reading...