Wednesday January 15, 2014
From interstates to state highways, Richmond’s infrastructure provides well-designed routes that offer convenient access to local points of interest. Whether needing to catch a flight out of town or wanting to take a stroll down Monument Avenue, residents of our Richmond new home communities in Henrico, Chesterfield and Goochland counties are just a short drive away.
Located in the historic Fan District, Monument Avenue is the only street in the United States that is a National Historic Landmark. With a variety of historical monuments, this tree-lined street is a great way to enjoy a beautiful day outdoors. Historical figures on display include Robert E. Lee, J.E.B . Stuart, Jefferson Davis, “Stonewall Jackson, Mathew Fontaine Maury and Arthur Ashe. In addition to the monuments, visitors will notice homes, churches and apartment buildings that showcase a variety of architectural styles. Make sure to specifically notice the Virginia Center for Architecture, a Tudor Revival mansion designed by John Russell Pope, best known for designing the National Archives building and the Jefferson Memorial. For more information on Monument Avenue, click here.
Richmond International Airport
Whether you are planning a trip to visit family or going on a relaxing vacation, catching your plane will be a breeze with the Richmond International Airport conveniently located to all of our Richmond new home communities. Established in 1927, Richmond International Airport is a hub for seven air carriers including AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, jetBlue Airways, Southwest, United and U.S. Airways. Whether you are looking to travel nationally or internationally, the Richmond International Airport gives you access to the world. For more information and to plan your next trip, visit www.flyrichmond.com.
Virginia Commonwealth University
From Professional Development to Continuing Education Unites, Virginia Commonwealth University offers great opportunities to never stop learning. What’s even better is that Virginia Commonwealth University is a short commute from our Richmond communities and local business districts. Virginia Commonwealth University features two campuses: the Monroe Park Campus in the historic Fan District and the MCV Campus in Richmond’s downtown financial area. For more information on Virginia Commonwealth University, visit www.VCU.edu. If you are professor at Virginia Commonwealth University and you are in search of the perfect Richmond home, make sure to check out a Boone Homes community!
Thanks to a fantastic infrastructure, the above are just a few of the popular points of interests located just a short drive away from our Richmond communities. For more information on our beautiful communities and available maintenance free and estate homes, visit the Boone Homes website today!