Monument Avenue

Monument Avenue is a tree-lined grassy mall dividing the eastbound and westbound traffic in , originally named for its emblematic complex of structures honoring those who fought for the Confederacy during the American Civil War.

Notable Places in the Area

Historic building
in , was designed in 1916 by the firm of John Russell Pope… is situated 450 feet southeast of Monument Avenue. Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

The , or VMFA, is an art museum in , in the United States, which opened in 1936. is situated 2000 feet southwest of Monument Avenue. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

The in , was erected in honour of Thomas Jonathon ‘Stonewall’ Jackson, a Confederate general. is situated 810 feet northwest of Monument Avenue. Photo: Carptrash, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The began in 1977 as the Richmond Children's Museum in the Navy Hill School building in downtown . is situated 1300 feet northeast of Monument Avenue.

Localities in the Area

is a district in , . It is named because of the way the roads fan out to the west from N. Photo: Nisansapsali, Public domain.

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

The is a national historic district located in . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 3.0.

Monument Avenue

37.5592° or 37° 33' 33.1" north
-77.4691° or 77° 28' 8.6" west
Open­Street­Map ID
way 236139455
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