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1. Fan, The: A shortened version of the Fan District, a historic neighborhood that is home to one of the nation's largest collec...
2. Museum District: An area located directly west of the Fan district. It is named for being anchored by two large museums, the Virgini...
3. Jackson Ward: A historically African-American neighborhood and National Historic Landmark District located to the north of Downto...
4. Monroe Ward: Another way to describe the area east of the Fan district and west of Downtown Richmond. It's borders are Broad Str...
5. Scott's Addition: In what can be characterized as a mostly industrial and commercial area just west of the Boulevard and north of Bro...
6. Oregon Hill: Bounded by the Downtown Expressway to the north, Belvidere Street to the east, the James River to the south, and hi...
7. Shockoe Slip: Historic Shockoe Slip is a neighborhood tucked in the southeast corner of downtown, divided from the neighboring Sh...
8. Shockoe Bottom: Divided from Shockoe Slip to the west by Interstate 95, Shockoe Bottom is on an elevation that is lower than the re...
9. Manchester: "Old Town" Manchester is the area south of Downtown Richmond, across the James River. It was formerly a city of it'...
10. Downtown: The commercial heart of the city is characterized by a dense collection of skyscrapers overlooking the flowing Jame...
11. Capitol Square: The area that surrounds the State Capitol building is known as Capitol Square. Monuments, statues, and a bell tower...
12. Court End: A historic neighborhood that was developed during the Federal era of the nation, when the capital was moved to Rich...
13. Church Hill: Rising up above and to the east of Shockoe Bottom is Church Hill, named for it's high elevation and the historic St...
14. Randolph: A residential neighborhood bounded by the Downtown Expressway to the north, Harrison Street to the east, Colorado A...
15. Windsor Farms: A fairly suburban neighborhood with a distinctly Colonial Revival design. Its long, curvy roads with English names ...
 
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