Downtown Richmond Finalist In Countrywide Contest, Ought To Win $A Hundred And Fifty,000 To Renovate Ancient Website

Downtown Richmond is participating in a national campaign to win $150,000 for restoration of the Marquee at Market Square Mall, a historic site that has existed for almost a century.
The top 10 cities would share the $1.5 million offered by the Partners in Preservation: Main Streets campaign.
Richmond Main Street Initiative (RMSI) announced on Monday that the city is one of the 25 national finalists vying for funding to preserve or improve historic landmarks.
“If we win, we would hope that there would be even more attention for Richmond, especially for our downtown, and really positive attention for the project,” said Amanda Elliott, executive director of RMSI.
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