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Bringing back The John Marshall (access required)

Renovation plans prompt IP dispute over drawings

The Hotel John Marshall opened in downtown Richmond in 1929 in grand style. Designed by Marcellus Wright and named for U.S. Chief Justice John Marshall, himself a Richmonder, the hotel hosted presidents, movie stars, even Elvis Presley. Close to a generation of lawyers will remember being sworn in to the Virginia State Bar in the ornate Virginia ...

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  1. This sounds like yet another half-baked idea/pipe dream of trying to preserve something downtown solely for nostalgia and to preserve something downtown. Bring on the wrecking ball. Let’s try something new, for once, like a ballpark in the Bottom or on the water.

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