While officially part of Henrico County, the Lakeside area is commonly considered a Northside neighborhood by most Richmonders. It’s situated within the boundaries of Bryan Park to the south, Hermitage Road to the north, Galaxie Road to the west, and Lakeside Avenue to the east. Thanks to its central location, offering easy access to interstates,…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Lakeside"
Bellevue has developed a unique character of its own and has become a sought-after destination for those in search of a close-knit, walkable community. If you were to ask residents about the neighborhood, I’d wager that nine out of ten times, you’d hear responses like “it’s just a great neighborhood” or “everyone looks out for…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Bellevue"
Some might describe it as a “rediscovered” gem. After nearly six decades of receiving little attention from investors, homebuyers, and retailers, the Brookland Park Historic District is now finally garnering the considerable recognition it deserves. Much like Ginter Park and Bellevue, Brookland Park and Battery Park were originally envisioned as streetcar neighborhoods. The majority of…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Northside’s Brookland Park and Battery Park"
Jackson Ward is a nationally recognized historic neighborhood located on the northern side of Richmond’s downtown district. Its boundaries are defined by Interstate 64/95 to the north, Belvidere Street to the west, Broad Street to the south, and 2nd Street to the east. This neighborhood is renowned for its rich history, architecture, and potential for…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Jackson Ward"
With its charming blend of natural beauty, historic character, and vibrant community spirit, Lakeside offers a unique living experience that’s hard to find anywhere else in the city. We are excited to take you on a journey through this enchanting neighborhood, highlighting what makes Lakeside a wonderful place to call home. Lakeside’s rich history dates…Read more "RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Lakeside"
Located in the heart of Richmond, Virginia, Shockoe Bottom is a neighborhood steeped in history and culture. Once a bustling center for trade and commerce in the 18th and 19th centuries, today it is a vibrant and lively district filled with restaurants, bars, and entertainment venues. History Shockoe Bottom’s name comes from the Algonquin word…Read more "RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Shockoe Bottom"
Did you know that Church Hill is considered the first and oldest neighborhood in Richmond? The story began when William Byrd II was granted the land by King James. Upon arriving in the area and seeing the view of the James River from atop the hill, he was reminded of his native Richmond-on-Thames. In 1737,…Read more "RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Church Hill"
In its early years, Scott’s Addition was known primarily as a commercial and industrial district. Today, the area has drawn an impressive amount of investment from developers, creatives, restaurateurs, retailers, breweries, and urban dwellers who see it as much more than just its industrial roots. The boundaries of Scott’s Addition are defined by Interstates 95…Read more "RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Scott’s Addition"