The Fan

The Fan is a district in , . It is named The Fan because of the way the roads fan out to the west from N. Belvidere St. It's easy to find a variety of boundaries that "define" the Fan, just ask a variety of Richmonders.

Landmarks in the Area

Monument Avenue is an avenue in with a tree-lined grassy mall dividing the east- and westbound traffic, punctuated by statues memorializing Virginian Confederate veterans of the American Civil War, including Robert E. Photo: Mentes, Public domain.

Historic building
Branch House in , was designed in 1916 by the firm of John Russell Pope… Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

Stonewall Jackson School, also known as West End School, is a historic school building located in . Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

Localities in the Area

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. Photo: Nisansapsali, Public domain.

Randolph is a historically black middle class neighborhood located within the West End of .

The Museum District, alternately known as West of the Boulevard, or the Upper Fan, is a neighborhood in the city of . is situated 1 mile northwest of The Fan. Photo: andrewbain, CC BY 2.0.

The Scott's Addition Historic District is a national historic district located in . is situated 1¼ miles north of The Fan. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

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