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City Receives Grant for Atchison Village Preservation
Click here for the grant award letter from the State of California Office of Historic Preservation (OHP) to the City of Richmond announcing a $25,000 Certified Local Government grant to assist in the preparation of a historic structure report/preservation plan for Atchison Village, a property listed in the National Register of Hisoric Places with 162 separate buildings and 450 dwelling units.

In this competitive grant process, OHO received 14 grant applications from local governments but only awarded eight. Richmond has been a consistent winner of Ceritified Local Governmnet grants since becoming certified a couple of years ago.

The grant application was prepared by Lina Velasco of the Planning Department.