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How Stony Point Fashion Park can bring in customers & create a destination

Bike rack at Stony Point Fashion ParkThe owner of Stony Point Fashion Park plans a $50 million redevelopment of the South Richmond mall, the company is announcing in a release to media and reported in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.

Sounds like a lot of money — five times as much as Short Pump Town Center spent on recent renovations. They seem to be targeting the more outdoorsy crowd. I may have some suggestions that won’t cost anywhere near $50 million. Continue reading


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Taking urban planning lessons from ‘The Car and the City’

Patterson Avenue, east of Three Chopt Road.I recently read The Car and the City: 24 Steps to Safe Streets and Healthy Communities by Alan Thein Durning. The book was written nearly two decades ago and focused primarily on the Pacific Northwest, but many of the points made by the book are still relevant to today’s urban planning all over the country. Continue reading

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