Downtown Richmond, Shockoe Bottom, Church Hill, The Fan, Carytown, The Museum District, Byrd Park

Well known Richmond landmarks such as The Virginia State Capitol, St. John’s Church, Hollywood Cemetery, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, and Maymont Park are all found within this area of Richmond. Don’t be fooled by the rich history of these neighborhoods because this area of the city is also home to some of Richmond’s best restaurants, booming start-up businesses, and sought after universities.

Varied architectural styles are found within this location, everything from turn-of-the-century row houses, urban lofts, and charming bungalows

The Church Hill Association of RVA

Monument Avenue Preservation Society



The Near West End, Glenburnie, Westhampton, Windsor Farms

Originally, these neighborhoods formed the western border of the Richmond region. Today, this coveted area is closer to the action than ever before, but far enough from the city, so residents still enjoy their quiet tree-lined streets and larger lot sizes. The University of Richmond is centrally located in this area, as is the Country Club of Virginia. Easily accessible to all of the major roadways, these neighborhoods are convenient to everything that Richmond has to offer. Multiple styles of architecture can be found in this area, such as Cape Cod, Tudor, Craftsman, and Colonial.

Westhampton Merchants Association



The Northside, Bellevue, Ginter Park, Scotts Addition

The north side of Richmond has a unique flair unlike any other area in Richmond. Here you will find a great mixture of shopping, dining, industrial revitalization, and recreational activities. Bellevue and MacAthur Avenues are both home to an expanding assortment of local shops and restaurants. The Diamond is the home of the Richmond Flying Squirrels minor league baseball team. Scotts Addition neighborhood hosts a collection of local breweries drawing an audience from across Virginia.

Distinctive architecture, like Queen Anne Victorian homes are intermingled with classic American four square designs, not to mention craftsman style bungalows.

Scotts Addition Association

Bellevue Civic Association


Area 50

Located at the bottom southern portion of the city, offering easy access to major thoroughfares, it is largely industrial. This area is participating in urban renewal with many of the warehouses converting to housing.


Area 60

Woodland Heights, Manchester, Westover Hills, Stratford Hills, Cherokee Farms

Bordered by the James River and Chippenham Parkway this area is very diverse in housing styles. With charming stone houses, quaint bungalows, spacious colonials or multi- level homes you can be river front, or experience the resurgence of Manchester featuring some of the best skyline and river views of the city.

Westover Hills Neighborhood Association