The aptly named Fan District’s streets were not built in a grid system The aptly named Fan District’s streets were not built in a grid system but fan out from The aptly named Fan District’s streets were not built in a grid system but fan out from historic Monroe Park.
Maymont, originally donated to the city after the deaths of James and Sallie May Dooley, when the 100 acre estate was turned into a park and museum.
Church Hill, also known as the St. John’s Church Historic District, is the oldest neighborhood in Richmond. Church Hill is both the specific historic district and the larger general area in the East End, encompassing the neighborhoods of Union Hill, Chimborazo, Fairmount, Peter Paul, Woodville, and more.
Northside is generally associated with Lewis Ginter and John Pope, Union Presbyterian Seminary, and the Bellevue Arch. It includes Ginter Park, Bellevue, Laburnum Park, Barton Heights, and Brookland Park.
This is one of our favorite neighborhoods south of the James. Forest Hill shares its name with the 105-acre park of the same name.
Manchester, sometimes simply called “South Side” and nicknamed “Dogtown,” is on the southern side of the James River directly across from downtown.