2014 Photo Contest Lee Statue on Monument Avenue


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Jamieva

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http://www.richmond.com/city-life/why-richmond-why/article_ec1cad2c-73ce-11e3-b9d3-001a4bcf6878.html

A very timely article regarding the statues on Monument Avenue.

I actually live a few hundred feet from the Arthur Ashe statue. It is a treat to have such an interesting running route.

Did you live there when they put the statue up? That riled some people up. I didn't have a problem with it.

Monument ave is still one of the most beautiful places throughout the year on a nice sunny evening like that, or when the leaves start to turn etc.

Thankfully the rate of defacing with grafitti on Lee's statue has declined recently.
 

Floridaman1985

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Did you live there when they put the statue up? That riled some people up. I didn't have a problem with it.

Monument ave is still one of the most beautiful places throughout the year on a nice sunny evening like that, or when the leaves start to turn etc.

Thankfully the rate of defacing with grafitti on Lee's statue has declined recently.
Nah, I moved here in June of 2012.
 

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