Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University is a public research university in . VCU was founded in 1838 as the medical department of Hampden–Sydney College, becoming the Medical College of Virginia in 1854.

Landmarks in the Area

Dormitory
Warren W. Brandt Hall is a 17-story dormitory, that is located on the northeast corner of the Monroe Park campus. Photo: Jeff Auth, CC BY 3.0.

Church
The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in , , is the seat of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Richmond. is situated 470 feet southwest of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo: Gamgee, Public domain.

Park
Monroe Park is a 7.5 acres landscaped located 1 mile northwest of the Building in . is situated 480 feet southeast of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

University
Ginter House is the historic 1892 former residence of Lewis Ginter. is situated 640 feet northwest of Virginia Commonwealth University.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
Monroe Ward is a historic neighborhood in Downtown Richmond. Photo: Jhw57, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Suburb
Jackson Ward is a historically African-American district in with a long tradition of African-American businesses. Photo: Morgan Riley, CC BY 3.0.

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

Suburb
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 west of Virginia Commonwealth University. Photo: Nisansapsali, Public domain.

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