Neighborhoods of RVA: Museum District

The Museum District is another uniquely Richmond neighborhood built upon history, architecture and community listed in the National Register of Historic Places.  Surrounded by several popular neighborhoods (including the Fan, Carytown, and Scott’s Addition), it is within several blocks in just about any direction of restaurants, breweries, shopping and other popular spots.  Arthur Ashe Boulevard…

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Neighborhoods of RVA: Carver

With both Industrial and Residential Historic Districts, Carver is another of Richmond’s historically significant neighborhoods located near the City’s center and adjacent to VCU.  The area (roughly 54 square blocks) is bordered by Lombardy Street to the Northwest, Belvidere Street to the Southeast, Interstate 95 to the Northeast and Broad Street to the Southwest. Carver…

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Neighborhoods of RVA: Sherwood Park

Often overshadowed by the more well known Northside neighborhoods of Bellevue and Ginter Park, Sherwood Park is a hidden gem.  The area is filled with charming, mostly brick homes along sleepy, tree-lined streets. The adjacent historic campuses of Union Presbyterian Seminary and Veritas School also contribute to the neighborhood’s appeal.  Its borders are formed by…

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Neighborhoods of RVA: Carillon

The Carillon neighborhood is yet another Richmond historic district. In fact, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2015. Located on the northern side of the James River between Byrd Park, Powhite Parkway and the Downtown Expressway, the neighborhood is easily accessible from several popular City neighborhoods, retail and dining destinations,…

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