700 W 44th Development Information

Published November 14, 2021

Below is the information that has been provided by The Lawson Companies regarding their plans for the 6.5 acres of forested land at 700 W 44th St. Requests have been made for Lawson to meet and present information to the FHNA however they have not yet confirmed when they plan to attend a meeting. The tow documents below have been provided instead. http://foresthillneighborhood.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/700-W-44th-St-Lawson-Flyer-11.9.21.pdf http://foresthillneighborhood.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/700-W-44th-St-Site-Rendering-11.1.21.pdf

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Volunteer Opportunities

Published September 5, 2021

Here are the current voluenteer Opportunites 43rd St Festival of the Arts https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-43rd Music in the Park 9-12-21 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-music Music in the Park 10-3-21 https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0A4FA4AA2DA1F94-music1

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Proposed Widening of Forest Hill Ave from Two to Four Lanes (47th St to Roanoke)

Published April 9, 2021

You may or may not have heard but ConnectRVA 2045, part of the The Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization (RRTPO), put out a draft list of 270 transportation projects for public comment. This regional transportation planning group drafted up their list of plan ideas for the whole region. The projects listed that will be winnowed down to a much smaller list. At this point nothing is set in stone, approved, or funded. On this draft list is a proposed plan to widen Forest Hill Avenue from two lanes to four and include bike lanes. This would be the section from 47th St to Roanoke. […]

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2020 Mayoral Forum Replays

Published September 16, 2020

Thank you to the candidates, forum attendees, sponsoring neighborhoods, and especially Robley Jones for making the virtual forum a great success. There were 100 attendees on the direct Zoom webinar and another 185 watching the live stream on YouTube. For those that were not able to attend last night live (or for people who would like to re-watch) below are the links to the recordings of the forum. The content for YouTube stream and the webinar are the same but the webinar recording only shows the person speaking while the YouTube recording shows it as it appeared to most viewers […]

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FHNA Board Statement on STOJ Temporary Relocation

Published May 7, 2020

The decision to temporarily relocate the South of the James Market was made by the City of Richmond. The Forest Hill Neighborhood Association has been working for over a decade with the great people of GrowRVA and the Department of Parks Recreation and Community Facilities as they host the world-class South of the James Farmer’s Market in our wonderful urban community. It has become so much more than vendors selling locally-grown food in Forest Hill Park – it’s now an event attended by thousands and of which our community and city can be proud. Credit goes to Karen and Doug of […]

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2019 Forest Hill Ave Traffic Study

Published October 14, 2019

This is the final report and recommendations from the traffic study that was performed in the Spring of 2019.

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South of the James Market MOU

Published October 14, 2019

Here is the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed between the city of Richmond and GrowRVA (the company that runs the South of the James Market). The agreement is an outline of responsibilities that the Market has as well as the City for the use of the space in Forest Hill Park to be used as a market on Saturday mornings. This is a living document and can be amended if at a point in the future it is determined that changes are needed.

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2020 Forest Hill 5K- March 22nd 2020

Published January 30, 2019

This family friendly neighborhood 5K showcases what is best about our neighborhood – the outdoor opportunities! Our course follows the rolling hills and side streets of the Forest Hill Neighborhood and Forest Hill Park. There will be prizes for fastest man, woman, kiddos and doggy.  Strollers and walkers are welcome. Details: Who:  Forest Hill Neighborhood Association What: Run for the Hills! 5K When: 9am Sunday, March 22, 2019  (registration opens at 8am) Where: Beautiful Forest Hill Park and the adjacent neighborhood.  Registration, start, and finish line are at the Stone House – corner of Forest Hill and 41st. Why:  All […]

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2021 Leaf Collection Information

Published September 25, 2018

The city has provided the following information regarding the collection of leaves this year. There are three options Put up to 10 bags out with your trash each week Put as many bags as you have out during the unlimited collection period (based on the day that you trash is picked up on) Request that your leaves get vacuumed up. To do this rake your leaves to the curb/edge of your property (NOT  in the STREET) and contact the city to request a pick up by calling  311 or requesting the cleaning via RVA311.com or on the RAV311 app  

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2020 FHNA Community Service Scholarship

Published April 10, 2018

Forest Hill Neighborhood Association Community Service Scholarship Are you a graduating high school senior who has put your mark on the neighborhood with your volunteer efforts? Perhaps you worked to clean up Reedy Creek, judged the annual Halloween Howl, or delivered the Forest Hill Flyer on your street. Maybe you volunteered at the Westover Hills Library, set up bluebird boxes, or helped your elderly neighbor by taking his supercan to the curb each week. If you have been serving your community in those ways, or in any others, your efforts have made you eligible for the fourth annual Forest Hill Neighborhood Association Community Service Scholarship. “This neighborhood […]

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