Richmond Area Guide

While searching for an apartment in Richmond, VA be sure and take the time to explore this historic capitol city. This historic city was the location of many historic events, particularly during the Civil War. The city also has a dynamic economy based on law, finance, and government.  The area is home to notable legal and banking firms. Nearby areas that may be of interest include:  Chesterfield, Midlothian, and Petersburg.

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Due to the history of the area, Richmond is home to many museums for residents and visitors to enjoy. Notable museums include the Science Museum of Virginia, the Children’s Museum of Richmond, the Richmond History Center, and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Other historically based museums include the Museum of the Confederacy, the Davis Mansion, the American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar, and the Edgar Allen Poe Museum.

Richmond is also full of opportunities to enjoy the arts.  Some of the professional performing companies in the area include Barksdale Theatre, Theatre IV, the Virginia Opera, the Richmond Ballet and the Richmond Symphony.  There are also many parks and outdoor spaces for residents to enjoy.  Monroe Park, established in 1851 is one of the oldest parks in the nation. The James River Park System offers biking, hiking, nature trails, and scenic views while Belle and Brown Island offer concerts, hiking and rock climbing. Other areas of interest in the Richmond area are the Richmond International Speedway and Colonial Downs.

Along with rich history, museums and parks there are also many beautiful Richmond apartments available. Whether you are eager to live in a booming metropolis or relax in a quaint suburb, Richmond has something for everyone. If you haven’t narrowed down your apartment search to a specific city or neighborhood within the greater Richmond area, our Area Guides and Neighborhood Reviews will certainly point you in the right direction. Choose from the cities below to learn about their living style, demographics and neighborhoods. Once you find the right area to suit your needs, finding an apartment will be easy.

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