Revitalizing Historic Downtown Richmond

Our Mission

The Richmond Main Street Initiative, Inc. is a community-based nonprofit corporation dedicated to revitalizing historic Downtown Richmond as a pedestrian-friendly urban village, offering products, services, arts, and entertainment that reflect the community’s rich and diverse heritage.

Our Vision

Historic Downtown Richmond is a safe, vibrant, thriving destination for arts, entertainment, businesses, and residents with an easily accessible transit center.

Our Office

Richmond Main Street Initiative, Inc.

Address: 1600 Nevin Plaza, Richmond, Ca 94801

Phone: (510) 236-4049  |  Fax: (510) 236-4052


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Our Main Street Approach

The Main Street Approach is a time-tested framework for community-driven, comprehensive revitalization. Every community and commercial district is different, with its own distinctive assets and sense of place. We have customized our Main Street Approach to meet the needs of our community, while leveraging the full potential of the four point approach.


Building & strengthening relationships with all stakeholders, and utilizing an inclusive consensus driven approach.
  • Host regular stakeholder, board, and, committee meetings
  • Collaboration with residents and community members, leaders, and groups
  • Open communication with business and property owners

Promotions & Marketing

Marketing Downtown thru special events, public art, businesses to and for Richmond residents and visitors

Clean & Safe

Enhancing the public safety and cleanliness of Downtown Richmond for residents, businesses, and visitors

Ongoing Programs: Downtown Neighborhood Ambassadors, Maintain Community Green Space at Harbour Way and Macdonald Avenue

Annual Activities: Host clean-ups & beautification activities, Co-host events like Chill with a Cop and National Night Out

Economic Vitality

Supporting Downtown businesses, Richmond entrepreneurs & ensuring equitable development


Enhancing the physical appearance and accessibility of Downtown’s built environment

  • Downtown street banner campaign
  • Seasonal holiday street light decorations
  • Support facade & streetscape improvements

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