Summer in the City 2013

Summer in the City excursions for University of Richmond faculty and staff highlight some of our favorite downtown destinations. Participants travelling from campus may take the shuttle at 11 a.m. from Tyler Haynes Commons to UR Downtown. From UR Downtown, the group will walk to the featured destination for a brief tour at 11:30 a.m. Following the tour, lunch boxes will be provided by Richmond on Broad Café. The shuttle will depart at 12:25 p.m. from UR Downtown and return participants to campus by about 12:45 p.m.

City Hall Observation Deck*
Tour Guide: Dr. Thad Williamson, Associate Professor of Leadership Studies & PPEL
Wednesday, July 17

Virginia State Capitol Grounds*
Tour Guide: Mark Greenough, Tour Supervisor and Historian, Virginia State Capitol
Wednesday, July 24

John Marshall House and Garden*
Tour Guide: Bobbie LeViness, Site Coordinator, John Marshall House
Wednesday, July 31

Registration is required, and space is limited. If you have any questions, please call 804.955.4003 or e-mail

*REGISTRATION IS FULL. If you register for this event, you will be added to the waiting list.


A parking deck is located adjacent to the building on 7th Street between Broad and Marshall Streets, and the cost is $4 per hour. Street parking, metered parking, and other parking decks are conveniently located on nearby streets.