From the well-worn cobblestone of Monument Avenue to the soaring glass of the Gateway Plaza, Richmond is a place that stands out from the rest. A quick glance at the any of its vibrant streets can reveal college students, life-long residents, and tourists, bustling past each other to various destinations. Home to hundreds of thousands of individuals living, working, and playing, this southern city exudes urban charm, old-world allure, and natural beauty - all against the timeless background of the James. Most of all, Richmond is a city of stories, with histories big and small ingrained in everything from the pastel row houses to trendy bistros to crumbling graffitied walls. Regardless of your level of familiarity with the place, Richmond’s complex narrative truly has something for everyone to explore.
Over the next several months, we plan to write a series of blogs on the neighborhoods of Richmond. Got a favorite you want to see written up? Let us know! Otherwise, sit back, relax, and enjoy the walk through Richmond.
~Melissa, RVA to Go