Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA

Where is Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA?

Downtown Richmond’s Monroe Ward neighborhood is located in the northwestern portion of downtown Richmond and bordered between N. Belvidere Street to the west, W. Broad Street to the north, 5th Street to the east and Byrd Street to the south. Map

Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA

Dominon Energy Center for the Performing Arts

History of Monroe Ward in Downtown Richmond

The Monroe Ward neighborhood has seen notable visitors like Charlie Chaplin, Elvis Presley, Zelda Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Dolly Parton over its years. Today, it is a favorite filming location for notable projects like Succession, Homeland, Dopesick and more. This historic neighborhood combines the grand architecture from its storied past with new developments serving as a gateway to its surrounding Arts District and Financial District neighborhoods.

Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA


Places to Live in Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA

Living in Monroe Ward is a great option for student housing, empty nesters and young professionals alike as it offers convenient and quick access to the VCU Monroe Park Campus, Financial District and all of the events and outdoor adventures happening along downtown’s riverfront and Brown’s Island. Enjoy the laid-back feeling that the Monroe Ward neighborhood evokes while receiving the benefits of urban living in downtown Richmond.

Apartments in Monroe Ward:

Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA

Dominion Energy Riverrock

Things to Do in Monroe Ward

Monroe Ward is the perfect place to start your day or getaway with its array of well-loved local restaurants, historic hotels and even a comedy club nestled along the picturesque blocks like Franklin, Grace and Main Streets.

Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA

Wong Gonzalez, Lillie Pearl and Julep's

Monroe Ward Shops and Restaurants

From nationally recognized restaurants like Perly’s and Lemaire to specialty shopping at stores like Trail Hut, Whilom Goods, Blue Sage Bridal and more, Monroe Ward is a scenic neighborhood perfect for a relaxing weekend morning stroll to window shop and grab brunch at in downtown RVA.

Shops and Services in Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA

Restaurants in Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA

Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA

The Jefferson Hotel

Hotels in Monroe Ward, Richmond, VA

Make your trip to Richmond, VA one to remember with a relaxing stay at one of Monroe Ward’s hotels:

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Monroe Ward in Richmond, VA

Maya Mexican Grill and Tequila Lounge