Museum District

The Museum District, alternately known as West of the Boulevard, or the Upper Fan, is a neighborhood in the city of . It is anchored by the contiguous six-block tract of museums along the west side of Boulevard, including the and the , hence the name.

Landmarks in the Area

Saint Gertrude High School is an independent Catholic college preparatory day school for young women grades 9-12 in , .

Benedictine College Preparatory is a private, Roman Catholic military high school in . Photo: TriiipleThreat, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, or VMFA, is an art museum in , in the United States, which opened in 1936. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Confederate Memorial Chapel is a historic interdenominational memorial located in . Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Stadium neighborhood or sometimes just known as Stadium is a neighborhood in the West End quadrant of .

The Fan is a district of , so named because of the "fan" shape of the array of streets that extend west from Belvidere Street, on the eastern edge of Monroe Park, westward to the Boulevard. is situated 1 mile southeast of Museum District. Photo: Nisansapsali, Public domain.

The Scott's Addition Historic District is a national historic district located in . is situated 1 mile northeast of Museum District. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Carillon is a neighborhood in the West End of Richmond that is situated in between Virginia State Routes 146 and 161. is situated 1 mile south of Museum District. Photo: Quidster4040, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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