Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University is a public research university in . VCU was founded in 1838 as the medical department of , becoming the Medical College of Virginia in 1854.

Notable Places in the Area

is a 7.5 acres landscaped 1 mile northwest of the Building in . is situated 490 feet southeast of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The in , , is a theater at the southwest corner of , the largest venue of 's performing arts complex. is situated 810 feet southwest of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

The in , , is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond. is situated 470 feet southwest of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo: Gamgee, Public domain.

is the historic 1892 former residence of Lewis Ginter. is situated 640 feet northwest of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Localities in the Area

is a historic neighborhood in . Photo: Jhw57, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is a historically African-American district in with a long tradition of African-American businesses. Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

The Downtown district of includes the business district, Shockoe, Jackson Ward and Tobacco Row.

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