Richmond neighborhoods

Close community and neighborhood haunts are the hallmark of this eastern Richmond historic district. more

R•HOME 2 Comments

Take a walk down several notable streets that represent pieces of our region’s story. more


This renovated Fan house is worldly, modern and a little punk-rock. more

House Tours 2 Comments

This quaint, not-so-suburban community offers culture and character south of the river. more


Alfred Durham has gone above and beyond the role of police chief, playing, at various times, mentor, father figure and community activist to the city’s neediest neighborhoods. more

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How Historic Richmond purchased 33 houses in the early 1980s to spark Church Hill North’s rebirth more


The VMFA serves as the cultural and recreational hub of this friendly, walkable city neighborhood. more


A community no one had heard of 10 years ago has exploded into life. more


Increasing rents may make way for high-rise condos in Scott’s Addition. more


A train station along Boulevard is a long shot. more


Stately trees, interesting architecture and friendly neighbors characterize North Side’s historic neighborhoods. more

R•HOME 1 Comments

A North Side neighborhood plagued for decades by vacant properties is experiencing a burst of activity. Is it enough to bring lasting change? more


We may not have everything, but we have enough. more


An ode to Horsepen Road, Richmond’s stellar Vietnamese-food haven more


A closer look at South Side’s Bon Air neighborhood more


This popular, walkable area offers charming homes with shopping and restaurants galore. more

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Jay Paul Photo

Easy access to outdoor recreation is just one attraction to this city neighborhood. more


The interracial, intergenerational effort to preserve a neighborhood’s stories – and build a new community. more

Sunday Story

What's hot -and what's not - in RVA, based on our annual reader survey results more

Best & Worst


The Valentine

Barton Heights has endured the typical inner-city cycles of domesticity and difficulty, and is today one of the city’s most character-filled neighborhoods. Find out more during the Community Conversations series May 5 at The Valentine. more


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