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Richmond, VA Photograph of Hollywood Cemetery, uploaded originally by ucumari (comp. crashed :o( )

The entrance to the Hollywood Cemetery. Several big names are buried in this cemetery such as James Monroe, John Tyler, and Jefferson Davis. It also is home to the urban legend of the Richmond Vampire.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of Zero Milestone, uploaded originally by taberandrew

A directional compass in a corner of Capitol Square.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of Richmond, Virginia: Downtown, uploaded originally by zoom in tight

A piano and musical instrument store run by it’s proprietor, Walter D. Moses. This building is located in East Broad.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of towards the cathedral, uploaded originally by aNgeLinRicHmoNd

A view of the Cathedral from the VCU Monroe Park Campus in downtown Richmond.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of Remember When…, uploaded originally by hburrussiii

This is a fantastic picture of the Skateland off of Hull Street, once a popular destination for daycares and families alike.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of I-95 and MLK Bridge at Night, uploaded originally by CoredesatChikai

The Martin Luther King Memorial Bridge is a 6-lane bridge connecting downtown to East Richmond. The King Bridge has sidewalks on each side for pedestrians to look out over Interstate 95 and the Shockoe Valley.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of sauers, uploaded originally by F33

According to the Sauer’s webpage at cfsauer.com, this sign is one of the last sign in the United States to be lit by incandescent light. As many Richmonders know, Sauer’s has been providing spice, seasonings, extracts, and flavorings since 1887.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of gay_bingo_rva_09, uploaded originally by John Rash Photo

A shot of the bingo caller at a gay bingo night in Richmond, VA, just one of the many eclectic events that the area offers.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of New paint, uploaded originally by 100wordminimum

“Now occupied by Harvey’s Progressive Barber Shop, the building was once occupied by a paper goods store. On the 1st Street side, you can still make out their ghost signs for paper, stationery, games, toys, and other things.” Quote provided by the photographer.

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Richmond, VA Photograph of Club Velvet, Richmond, VA, uploaded originally by F33

Owned by Sam Moore, Club Velvet is also known as Velvet Gentlemen’s Club, and is home to some of Richmond’s exotic dancers and part of the Richmond male population. Moore and his club have had their fair share of blips on the radar with allegations of prostitution, illegal drugs, guns, and tax evasion, making for a “sensational” experience.

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