Welcome to the Richland-West Neighborhood Association website! 

Keep in touch with neighbors, join us at upcoming events, and learn about the history of the Richland-West End Historic District we call home.


Neighborhood Happenings


Let's get together

Keep an eye on the calendar for upcoming events in our neighborhood.



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keep in touch

Stay informed with the most recent neighborhood newsletters for current happenings. If you'd like to begin receiving our newsletters electronically, sign up using the form on the newsletter page.


October Newsletter

The October newsletter will be distributed the weekend of 10/12/18. Keep an eye on your mailbox, or access the electronic version on the newsletter page.

Neighborhood History

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richland-west end historic district 

The Richland-West End Historic District is comprised of approximately 70 homes in a 12-block area, roughly bounded by Murphy Road and railroad tracks, West End Avenue, I-440, and Wilson Boulevard. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979, the neighborhood is known for classic homes with tree-lined streets, sidewalks, and front porches. The ambiance and historic character of the Richland-West End neighborhood are fiercely protected by a strong neighborhood association.

History of the Neighborhood

The Richland-West End neighborhood was created in 1905, when a group of investors led by Guilford Dudley Sr. bought a large parcel of property on...


Block-by-Block Home History Tour

The Richland Avenue median is an original green space.  It is slightly narrower than it was when it was built and the round islands at the...