Situated in Northside, the Rosedale neighborhood was somewhat overlooked until recent years. Rosedale lies on the west side of Hermitage Road, just north of the I-64/I-95 overlap, east of I-95, and south of Bryan Park. When traveling through Northside, it’s easy to miss Rosedale. With Laburnum Avenue being the sole major road running through the…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Rosedale"
Carver, nestled near the heart of Richmond and adjacent to VCU, stands as another historically significant neighborhood with both Industrial and Residential Historic Districts. Covering approximately 54 square blocks, its boundaries stretch from Lombardy Street to the northwest, Belvidere Street to the southeast, Interstate 95 to the northeast, and Broad Street to the southwest. The…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Carver"
The Museum District stands as another of Richmond’s truly unique neighborhoods, steeped in history, rich architecture, and a strong sense of community. This neighborhood is proudly listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is surrounded by several other popular neighborhoods, including the Fan, Carytown, and Scott’s Addition. You’ll find it just a few…Read more "Neighborhoods of RVA: Museum District"
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"
If you share my appreciation for Richmond, you’ll likely share my love for its rich historic architecture. Our city boasts a plethora of structures and homes that trace their roots back to the 1800s and 1900s. These old houses exude a unique charm and character that’s hard to replicate in newer constructions. While some may…Read more "For the Love of Old Houses"
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"