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Crowne Plaza Richmond Downtown
555 East Canal Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Commonwealth Park Suites Hotel
901 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Marriott Richmond
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Berkeley Hotel
1200 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Omni Richmond Hotel
100 South 12th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Linden Row Inn
100 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Holiday Inn Express - Richmond
201 East Cary Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Jefferson Hotel
101 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220

Doubletreeby Hilton Historic Richmond
301 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220

Comfort Inn Conference Center Midtown
3200 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23230

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About Downtown Richmond

Richmond's most notable natural landmark is the James River. As the capital of Virginia, the city has roots dating back to 1607 when John Smith explored the James River Falls with some of the settlers from Jamestown. The oldest neighborhoods, Shockoe Slip, Shockoe Bottom and Church Hill date back to the 1640s. First styled a town in 1742, Richmond, Virginia was subsequently incorporated in 1782 as a city after being burned down by British troops in 1780.

Its historical significance goes beyond the Revolutionary War as Richmond served as the capital of the Confederacy during America's Civil War. Here is where Patrick Henry gave his "Give me Liberty or Give me Death" speech, at St. John's Church, which was the foundation for the historic Church Hill neighborhood. Another significant part of Richmond is Monument Avenue, dating back to 1877, which features statues of important Confederate figures.

With its trolley system established in 1888, Richmond was the first place in the country to have a functioning street railway layout. This Frank J. Sprague design ushered in significant economic growth in the early 1900s. Richmond recovered well from the Great Depression thanks to its tobacco industry, which continued to be a major factor even into the 21st century.

Other primary economic factors in Richmond consist mostly of government, finance and law. Due to its capital status it also is one of Virginia's main locales of government agencies, even on a federal level. Richmond houses the Fourth Circuit United States Court of Appeals and also one of the Federal Reserve Banks. The downtown area is mainly characterized by prestigious banking and legal firms as well as several Fortune 500 and Fortune 1000 companies.

Richmond has relatively mild winters and humid, hot summers. Its coldest times take place between late December and early February.