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 is easy to find a variety of boundaries that "define" the Fan, just ask a variety of Richmonders.

Notable Places in the Area

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

Historic site
is a tree-lined grassy mall dividing the eastbound and westbound traffic… Photo: Mentes, Public domain.

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

Historic site
is a historic street in the near West End of , providing access to .

Localities in the Area

The is a district in , . Photo: andrewbain, CC BY 2.0.

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

is a historic working-class neighborhood in . Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Fan

37.5521° or 37° 33' 7.6" north
-77.4649° or 77° 27' 53.6" west
Open­Street­Map ID
node 2588602117
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Also Known As

  • Dutch: Fan district
  • English: Fan District
  • English: Fan district

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