Below are some of the major milestones accomplished to date as part of the Downtown Hopewell revitalization process.
May 2012Renovation of Historic Beacon Theater Underway
The restoration of the Historic Beacon Theater is a significant rehab project in the Downtown that will provide many forms of entertainment to the surrounding community.
Feb 2010Rehab and Renovation of Butterworth Warehouse Building in accordance with Downtown Plan
The Butterworth Warehouse building downtown was rehabbed into a mixed-use residential and commercial space with unique loft apartments on the top floors, and commercial space on the first floor.
Sep 2008New Hopewell Library Opens
A very unique, meaningful and inspiring architectural addition to downtown Hopewell is the Hopewell Regional Library, the new headquarters of the Appomattox Regional Library System.
Mar 2005Downtown Streetscape Improvements
The City completed the implementation of a $3.6 million streetscape enhancement project
Jan 2003City of Hopewell Adopts New Downtown Revitalization Plan
The comprehensive plan includes an in depth analysis and recommendations for key sectors including retail, housing, transportation, office, and the capacity for future development.