A Picture of Richmond's Shockoe Bottom

Shockoe Bottom

Nestled in the heart of the city, Shockoe Bottom is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Richmond and is home to riverfront views, a lively nightlife, and centuries of Virginia history. Perfect for working professionals, Shockoe Bottom is notably bike- and pedestrian-friendly, allowing residents to leave their cars at home in favor of a ride or walk through the lively downtown neighborhood.


  • Historic background
  • Proximity to the river and many parks
  • Vast selection of restaurants, bars, and cafes
  • Easy access to highways

Did you know?

Shockoe Bottom is the site of Tobacco Row, where Virginia’s tobacco industry flourished. Look out for Lucky Strike, the tobacco company best known for its role as a major Mad Men client!