In the early 2000’s, Old Town Manchester contained less than 20 residential addresses. Today, the number measures in the thousands — and there is more growth on the way.
For many reasons — access to Downtown and the River, its official historic designation, a fabulous array of raw warehouse structures, visionary developers — Manchester has become a favored destination for those who choose to embrace the new version of Richmond.
The industrial nature of the neighborhood means a diversity of architecture, size and scale in the many structures that define the area. From the Corrugated Box Building, 800 Semmes and Warehouse 201 to the incredible development that is South Plant, this gritty and authentic historic neighborhood is quickly fulfilling its destiny as Richmond’s version of Brooklyn.
And with a the incredible rate of redevelopment within its borders, Manchester is just beginning to see the array of amenities that will drive the ‘Manchester Lifestyle’ for years to come.