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Monroe Park Reopens

October 8, 2018

The central fountain of Monroe Park on a cloudy day shortly after the park was reopened

Monroe Park, one of Richmond’s oldest and most historic parks and public spaces, officially reopened on September 27, 2018 after the first comprehensive renovation since its creation in 1851. Public green spaces like Monroe Park play an important role as an amenity to the university and to the community, especially in an urban setting like Richmond. (Read more)

Draft ONE VCU Master Plan Preview Open Houses

October 2, 2018

Attendees of a recent ONE VCU Master Plan open house gather around a poster board showcasing the Mobility and Safety guiding principle.

This September, more than 250 VCU community members attended recent ONE VCU Master Plan open houses to preview a draft of VCU’s master plan. The draft provides the VCU community with a first look at how VCU’s campus may evolve over the next 12-15 years. The draft is organized around six guiding principles to support new strategic plans for VCU and VCU Health. (Read more)

Partnering with the City of Richmond

August 30, 2018

A beautiful sunset picture of the James River and the downtown skyline of Richmond, Virginia

The 1968 Wayne Commission report, which recommended the formation of Virginia Commonwealth University by merging the Richmond Professional Institute and the Medical College of Virginia, noted that “the urban environment offers the university great resources” but also stated that the “urban university has an obligation to participate in the solution of urban problems.” This partnership between the university, the City and its citizens takes many forms but includes an open line of communication when it comes to the physical planning of both the university and the City. (Read more)

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Individual participants engaged in the master plan to date


Meetings, interviews, and input sessions held since October 2017


Buildings occupied by VCU and the VCU Health System