Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Union-PSCE to Raze 5 Old Buildings in Richmond

Union-PSCE, the Presbyterian seminary complex on Richmond's North Side, wants to celebrate the women and history behind its Mission Court Buildings before razing the Spanish-revival structures that once housed returning missionaries.

The three now-vacant buildings along Rennie Avenue were constructed in 1921, 1927 and 1955, after women in the Presbyterian Church saw a need for housing and organized a fundraising effort. The three buildings, plus two other once-residential buildings near Rennie and Brook Road, are slated for demolition because they are in poor condition and no longer needed, seminary officials said.

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- Ray B.

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