Neighborhood Highlights: The Wards of Richmond

the wards

The Wards is slang I made up just now for two adjacent neighborhoods in the center of downtown Richmond: Jackson Ward and Monroe Ward. These guys have a ton in common, and the only reason they’re not one conjoined Ward…

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Neighborhood Highlights: The Fan

Fan residents love a lot of things. They love riding bikes. They love walking their dogs on sunny days. They love taking pictures of their neighborhood in the fall and posting them on Instagram. (#FallinVA) But what Fan residents love…

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Highlights of Shockoe Bottom

shockoe bottom

Perhaps it’s because of its historic past. Perhaps it’s because of its aged and vintage buildings. Perhaps it’s because of all that cobblestone. But Shockoe Bottom is inundated with museums; in fact, it’s hard to go anywhere in the neighborhood…

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Neighborhood Highlights: Church Hill

Church Hill is another one of those neighborhoods that includes itself in the great-neighborhoods-of-Richmond category. But (like a stubborn teenager) also has its own identity (okay?!). Sure, Church Hill has award-winning restaurants, charming coffee shops, and lush gardens. But one…

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Neighborhood Highlights: Jackson Ward

jackson ward

Richmond is a quirky little town, with a lot of charm and character. Under the Richmond umbrella sits dozens of different neighborhoods, all with their own unique personalities to bring to the table. Look at Jackson Ward, for instance. Residents…

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Jackson Ward – Richmond, Virginia

Jackson Ward Richmond

One of the biggest appeals of Richmond is its artistic side. As the home of Virginia Commonwealth University, a college touted among the most prominent arts schools in the country, a booming arts district is inescapable. And within that booming…

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