RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Scott’s Addition

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…

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RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Museum District

The Richmond Museum District, formerly referred to as “West of the Boulevard,” is another unique neighborhood built upon its history, architecture and community listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A must-see when visiting Richmond. Surrounded by several popular neighborhoods, including the Fan, Carytown, and Scott’s Addition, it is a pedestrian-friendly community within several…

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RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Jackson Ward

A nationally recognized historic neighborhood rich with architecture, history, art and culture right in the heart of the city. Jackson Ward is located in downtown Richmond just south of Broad Street in the Arts District. Once known as the “Harlem of the South”, Jackson Ward is one of Richmond’s most important and significant cultural neighborhoods…

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RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Manchester

HISTORY From Sister City to South Richmond. Located on the southern side of the James River across from Richmond, Manchester was known for its many mills and factories, which produced flour, textiles, iron products and tobacco. This industrial center along the James River and busy retail center along Hull Street helped Manchester expand its economy,…

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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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