Wednesday, January 21, 2015The Oscar Micheaux marker dedicated on Henry Street in September 2008
The Roanoke City owned parcel located at 209 Henry Street next to the existing Al Pollard Culinary School in the Claude Moore Complex was sold for $10 to the Roanoke Higher Education Authority for the expansion of the VWCC Culinary Arts Program. A $5.5 million state grant will pay for the project expansion.
Dr.Thomas McKeon, Executive Director of the Roanoke Higher Education Center said that “zero” design plans have been developed and only preliminary plans to gage the square footage and cost were sketched out. The neighbors of Gainsboro will have extensive input to the design that will be kept in charac