The Fan District
The Fan District neighborhood in Richmond, Virginia is contains one of the nation’s largest collections of early 20th-century Victorian homes. The neighborhood is named after the “fan” shape of its streets, which radiate out westward from Monroe Park (Richmond’s oldest park) to Arthur Ashe Boulevard. Many of the houses in the Fan District date back to the late 19th and early 20th centuries and feature Victorian, Queen Anne, and Georgian architectural styles. The homes in this neighborhood are well-maintained, with many undergoing restoration to preserve their original charm and character. The streets are lined with mature trees, creating a picturesque and tranquil atmosphere. The Fan District is a popular destination for those looking to live in a historic and charming area, with a strong sense of community and close proximity to the city’s downtown.