City of Richmond’s Guidelines for Old and Historic Districts

This handbook, Richmond’s Old and Historic Districts Handbook & Design Review Guidelines, is primarily intended to provide clear and objective recommendations for the preservation, restoration or rehabilitation of structures that fall within any of the city’s Old & Historic Districts.

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City website for graffiti removal

Graffiti, unfortunately, is a common urban crime that blights property and neighborhoods. Public Works is always ready to start cleaning up to help keep our city graffiti-free.

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Neighboring Neighborhood Associations

Fan District Association

The Fan District Association is dedicated to the preservation, restoration, and betterment of our urban community. 

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West Avenue Improvement Association

The WAIA is dedicated to the orderly development, preservation and restoration of the neighborhood.

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Museum District Association

The mission of the Museum District Association shall be to unite, protect and advance the interests of the neighborhood.

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Other local organizations:

MAPS Mission Statement

Monument Avenue Preservation Society-MAPS advocates for the historical preservation, restoration, and pertinent development of Monument Avenue while promoting civic, cultural and educational initiatives in our immediate community.