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"Quiet and peaceful"

- MaryE1
Safe as can be. Midlothian corridor looks sketchy but Carnation St is quiet and great location next to the hospitals. Nothing convenient for fancy dining but the Chipotle and Starbucks are close by....
37.5076475796646 -77.5126991772076



"Quiet alternative to the Fan"

- kariscott
Close to VCU, this relatively quiet street is an excellent alternative to Fan living for older and/or more serious students--lower cost, lower crime, fewer parties, better parking. The 000-500 blocks...
37.5549381313627 -77.447828347461



"Carytown: A Town within a Town"

- SuzyQ
Carytown is a small, eclectic neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia. It is approximately one mile long and three or four blocks wide (although many neighboring streets would like to claim they are part...
37.5552921269352 -77.485644456446



"The most awesome name. "

- sirrufuswilkins
Apart from having the most awesome name for a street ever, cool lane in richmond virginia is a road with small houses and large lawns. It's fairly close to grocery stores, but obnoxiously close to th...
37.5464705732412 -77.3965613772296



"Close to downtown."

- sirrufuswilkins
North 19th street is a road without too much on it. There's this big empty lot that takes up quite a bit of the street. However, what is on the street is very brick and fairly pretty. Food is close...
37.5420963590255 -77.414562811059

"An alright place."

- sirrufuswilkins
W 43rd street in Richmond Virginia is a small woodsy little road with some rusty tin roofed sheds, and some homely waist high chain linked fenced houses with nice yards on which branches from the over...
37.5161398362651 -77.4812019979789



"Out of the way."

- sirrufuswilkins
This is a small street that feels empty. A lack of trees, and houses gives the place a sense of openness and almost peacefulness that is fairly attractive. However, despite it being out of the way,...
37.5121954305819 -77.3995268623228

"Homely, very homely. "

- sirrufuswilkins
Juniper street in richmond virginia is overhung with many tall trees, and has a very homey atmosphere, almost to the point of claustrophobia. It's rather close to 64, which often shatters it's homely...
37.5607622260033 -77.4247119397078



"Voted in Top 100 Places to Live by CNN Money"

- Susan Stynes
Midlothian is quaint town with a lot of southern charm. It's a close knit community just outside of Richmond,Virginia which has grown rapidly after the completion of a major highway in 2004. Drive a...
37.5026297377431 -77.5147929117291

"Nice Street and located in a nice part of town"

- Richmonder2100
Chantilly Street is a residential side street in Richmond's West End. Houses of all sizes can be found on Chantilly, with the nicest houses being in between Monument Avenue and Patterson Avenue. Thi...
37.5793453386419 -77.4948834437478

"Character is nice."

- sirrufuswilkins
Byron Street in Richmond Virginia is a street with character. The rusty tin sheds, stand in sharp contrast with the beautiful two story pure white or red brick houses that almost make you want to set...
37.5760212742183 -77.4143341498194

"Historic Neighborhood on the James River Undergoing Revitali..."

The Shockoe Bottom neighborhood of downtown Richmond, Virginia is literally "at the bottom," meaning it is a very low-lying area adjacent to the historic James River. Originally home to a number of t...
37.5251350597352 -77.4193302017496

The Fan


"A beautiful and homely place to live. "

- sirrufuswilkins
This street runs right along side a school, and has the most homely and kind vibe. Decent amount of night life, but not enough to make the area seedy. Grocery stores and fast food to cover your food...
37.5494096233034 -77.4667828166361

"Not a safe area."

- AuthorAllen
My wife and I lived here for two years while she was in graduate school. We were a block away from Carytown, which was great, but the area was not safe. My car was broken into about 5 times over the t...
37.5613581601078 -77.4815665590351

"Side street which allows commuters to avoid traffic lights"

- Richmonder2100
Honaker Avenue is a side street located off of Patterson Avenue that provides quicker access to commuters wishing to drive to the University of Richmond. This is a residential neighborhood that has m...
37.5831051858516 -77.5260145296811

"Road which provides access to the University of Richmond"

- Richmonder2100
Westhampton Way is one of the streets found on the campus grounds of the University of Richmond. Westhampton Way is the main road that runs through the Westhampton side of the Richmond campus. Ample...
37.5786317832034 -77.539642427695

"Decent and Homely."

- sirrufuswilkins
Sylvan Road in Richmond Virginia is a small woodsy little road with some large old new english houses, and some beautiful pines which reach way up into the air, and from which branches fall, making th...
37.5291288297655 -77.4936431548887

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