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Video Vault: Church Hill in 2002

“City workers are catching a glimpse of Richmond they very rarely see.”

What was happening in Richmond in 2002? According to Wikipedia:


MeadWestvaco is created from a merger and moves their headquarters to Richmond.
Convention Center opens.
Virginia Commonwealth University hires Jeff Capel III as the head coach of its men’s basketball team and during the 2003–04 season leads the team to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1996.
HBO movie Iron Jawed Angels films in the Richmond area Fall 2002.
Virginia State Route 895 opens, shortening by 11 minutes the drive time between Chippenham Parkway to Richmond Airport.
Beltway snipers strike in Ashland

And to all of you CHPN fans, want to see the first ever post by John Murden?

August 10, 2004

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