Park Place and Railroad District 

Park Place is where connections are made and is home to some of Norfolk’s major thoroughfares which take you to art sites, downtown, universities, the Naval Base and the historical neighborhoods of Colonial Place, Ghent, Lamberts Point and Villa Heights. The Railroad District emerged in 2017 and is along the N&W Railway in Park Place. This industrial neighborhood now has notable breweries, eateries and street murals.

Quick Tips:

FOUNDED: 1896

VIBE: Industrial, eclectic, community-driven

KNOWN FOR: Breweries and delicious food 

History

The Greater Park Place is a diverse socio-economic neighborhood composed of four historical subdivisions: Kensington (1898), East Old Dominion Place (1890), Park Place (1896), and Virginia Place (1899). Park Place is registered as a Historic District under the Department of Interior National Park Service and listed as a Historic District At the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Visit the neighborhoods of Park Place where history is valued, culture is celebrated, diversity is a strength, and family-friendly fun awaits.

Best Ways to Get Around 

Walk

Railroad District's restaurants and breweries are all within a few small blocks.

Car Services

Ride sharing programs and Taxis

Bikeable

Bike the blocks of Park Place and Railroad District.

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