Monument Avenue

One of America's most beautiful boulevards, tree-lined Monument Avenue runs through the heart of Richmond's historic Fan District.

Turn-of-the-century mansions face historic monuments of Civil War heroes and other famous Richmonders. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis, along with scientist/oceanographer Matthew Fontaine Maury and the newest addition to Monument Avenue, tennis legend Arthur Ashe.