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…Read more "RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Jackson Ward"
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,…Read more "RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Manchester"
Whether you want to go for a walk, exercise or simply relax, Byrd Park is a beautiful place to explore and a city favorite for many reasons. This 287-acre park is located in Richmond’s Near West End, north of the James River and adjacent to Maymont. Back in 1874 the City of Richmond decided to…Read more "RVA Neighborhood Spotlight: Byrd Park"
Buying a house is a very exciting experience and with it come lots of fun projects to make your house your home. Before you pick out paint colors for all the rooms, know what you’re looking for in your home. Not just the wants and needs of what the house has to offer, but also…Read more "Things to consider when choosing a neighborhood"
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…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Museum District"