About the Organization The boundaries of the historic Old Southwest neighborhood include Marshall Avenue SW to the north, Jefferson Street to the east, railroad to the south, and 10th Street SW to the west.
Focus on efforts to maintain the historic character and quality of life of the Historic Old Southwest neighborhood and H-2 Historic District.
Participate in crime watch activities including hosting a monthly Safety Meeting attended by Roanoke City Police.
Host a variety of neighborhood social activities including Neighbors Helping Neighbors, Children's Easter Egg Hunt, and National Night Out, and annual Citizens Appreciation Banquet - recognizing special people who do special things in support of the neighborhood.
Produce an annual Parlor Tour of homes each year on the first weekend in December.
Build social infrastructure by promoting resident social activities including Food With Friends - an event where neighbors gather together in different homes for a fun shared potluck social event.
Informative programs at neighborhood meetings on matters related to preservation, improvements, special events, neighborhood issues and more.
Coordinate twice yearly clean up of alleys and neighborhood streets.
Regularly publish award winning newsletter.
Welcoming to all neighborhood residents, businesses and those with an interest in helping to preserve the historic Old Southwest neighborhood.