Historic Preservation Commission Mission:
- To identify buildings, structures, sites, and objects which are architecturally or historically significant within the boundaries of Richmond IN
- To provide preservation guidelines and plans which help to advise other agencies on matters concerning historic sites and structures
- To assist and educate the public about Richmond IN's unique heritage
Meetings are open to the public.
- Date: Second Monday of every month
- Time: 5:30 pm
- Location: Richmond Council Chambers, 3rd Floor of City Building (50 North 5th Street)
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- Ordinance 26-2000: Creation of Historic Preservation Commission
- Ordinance 10-2007: Designation of Richmond as a Preserve America Community
- Ordinance 15-2014: Amend City of Richmond Code for Historic Preservation and Unsafe Building Commissions
- What is a Conservation District?
- What do the 2001 Interim Report Rankings Mean?
- Historic Plaque Marker Application
- 15 Most Endangered Structures in Richmond
- Report: Richmond Neighborhood Preservation Plan
- Report: Impact of Historic Districts on Property Values
- Brief: Economic Benefits of Preservation
Helpful Web Links:
- Historic Richmond Today Video Series: 14 short videos featuring historic properties of Richmond as well as informative how-to segments on restoration and maintenance.
- Preserve Richmond: Encouraging sustainable development through preservation of historic resources and Richmond heritage
- Morrisson-Reeves Library: Public information and images relating to the history of Richmond and Wayne County
- Earlham College: Online collection of digitized photographs and documents from Earlham College Archives
- Wayne County Historical Museum: Located at 1150 N A Street, Richmond IN
- WayNet: Portal to Wayne County people, events, businesses, organizations, culture, history, etc
- Wayne County GIS Portal: View National Register Districts, as well as Local Conservation Districts
- Positively Richmond: Working to positively enhance quality of life for the entire region