Shockoe Slip

Shockoe Slip is a district in the downtown area of . The name "slip" referred to a narrow passageway leading from Main Street to where goods were loaded and unloaded from the former .

Notable Places in the Area

Town hall
The is the seat of state government of the Commonwealth of Virginia, located in , the third capital city of the U.S. state of . Photo: Anderskev, CC BY 3.0.

Tourist attraction
in is believed to be the only place in where three Class I railroads cross at different levels at the same spot. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Virginia State Library-Oliver Hill Building, also known as the State Finance Building, is a historic library and government office building located on in . Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

, also known as the Old Planters Bank, is a historic bank building located in . Photo: Crazyale, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is the capital of , a state in the . Photo: jeff horne, CC BY 2.0.

is an area in , just east of downtown, along the James River. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

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

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About Mapcarta. Thanks to Mapbox for providing amazing maps. Data © OpenStreetMap contributors and available under the Open Database License. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license, excluding photos, directions and the map. Based on the page Shockoe Slip. See this page's contributions. Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.