Ginter Park History

Major Lewis W. Ginter, wealthy Richmond industrialist and entrepreneur, conceived and planned Ginter Park in the late 19th century.

Ginter, the founder of the American Tobacco Company, visited Melbourne, Australia where he was impressed by the business men’s retreating home to the country at the end of each work day.

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Westwood Tract Update - 05/03/2017
GPRA General Meeting Synopsis (PDF)

Westwood Tract Update - 03/29/2017
Latest Developments Regarding the Westwood Tract, The Canopy at Ginter Park Apartment Development And an Important Resolution Passed by Richmond City Council (PDF)

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