Named one of the Best Established Apartment Communities
Riverfront Loft Living

Experience the energy, culture, and community
of Historic Manchester.


Like to spend time outdoors? At City View Lofts, the energetic riverfront culture that Richmond is known for is right at your footsteps. Located along the magnificent James River, City View Lofts is a short distance from Richmond’s best attractions and quintessential Manchester experiences. Get ready to bike or jog along the riverfront, or even take your canoe or kayak for a ride through Richmond’s famous rapids. Visit Floodwall Park or Belle Isle with friends, or spend an afternoon at Ancarrow’s Landing, one of Richmond’s best fishing spots. If you’re feeling adventurous, give the Manchester Climbing Wall a try. Outdoors not your thing? Take in a gallery show at Art Works or artspace, or get your history fix with a visit to the Richmond Railroad Museum. Hungry or in need of a drink? Walk over to Legend Brewing Co. for a beer with friends, or head over to Manchester's Table for a delicious lunch. At City View Lofts, exploration awaits.

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    Raft, Canoe or Kayak the James River
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    Explore James River's Floodwall Park
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    Try a Guided Rafting Trip
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    Give the Manchester Wall a Try
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    Climb the Manchester Wall with Friends
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    Explore the Robert E. Lee Memorial Bridge
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    Bike or Jog Belle Isle Pedestrian Bridge
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    Explore the James River Park System
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    Pedestrian Bridge to Brown's Island
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    Spend an Afternoon at Legend Brewing Co
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    Bike or Jog the James River Park System
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    Canoe or Kayak Richmond's Famous Rapids

The amenities at City View Lofts will truly exceed your highest expectations. City View Lofts is a modern, pet-friendly community of loft residences packed with premium amenities. Pet Policy: one-time non-refundable pet fee: $250/first pet and $100/second pet $25 monthly pet rent. Breed restrictions apply.  Amenities include a stunning riverfront swimming pool with epic skyline and river views, two 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness centers, and two clubhouses with lounge areas, TVs, gaming tables, and entertaining kitchens; as well as a landscaped and furnished outdoor courtyard with fire pits, a dog park, and Skyline Park: a riverfront park with outdoor green space.


Community Living
Apartment Living
  • Exclusive urban community perfectly positioned on 18 acres of prime downtown riverfront
  • Residents experience the energy, culture, and community of Richmond’s Historic Manchester
  • Skyline Park: a riverfront park with outdoor greenspace
  • Stunning riverfront swimming pool with skyline and river views
  • Two clubhouses with lounge areas, TVs, gaming tables, and entertaining kitchens
  • Two 24-hour state-of-the-art fitness centers with cardio and weight machines
  • Landscaped and furnished outdoor courtyard with fire pits
  • Timely onsite maintenance along with 24-hour emergency maintenance
  • Convenient and secured, covered parking garage
  • Well-placed bicycle racks for convenience and ease
  • Easy to use, 24-hour online rent payment options
  • Complimentary pest control
  • Controlled building entry
  • Onsite professional management and leasing office
  • Off-street parking available
  • Neighborhood expertise and community announcements
  • Professionally landscaped grounds and a dog park
  • Security deposit alternatives available through Jetty
  • Lofts feature modern interior design with exceptional finishes in well-preserved historic buildings
  • Cook’s kitchens feature open-islands, granite countertops, energy-efficient stainless steel appliances, and designer cabinetry
  • Diverse one and two-bedroom, one and two-story, floor plans
  • Open floor plans with spacious layouts and soaring ceiling heights
  • Panoramic river and skyline views
  • Private entrances in select units
  • Authentic interiors feature restored wood columns and beams, full walls of original exposed brick, oversized factory windows, and exposed ducts and piping
  • Pet-friendly community (Limit of 2 pets per household. One time non-refundable pet fee: $250/first pet and $100/second pet. Breed Restrictions Apply.)
  • Original polished concrete and beautiful hardwood floors throughout
  • Valet trash pickup right at your front door 
  • Cable and high speed internet ready
  • Full-size washers and dryers included
  • Energy-efficient stainless steel appliances include refrigerators with ice makers, dishwashers, and microwaves
  • Modern simplicities include expansive walk-in closets, central air conditioning, garbage disposals, ceiling fans, and more
About us

The concept for City View Lofts grew out of an appreciation for modern interior design with a distinct concern for historic preservation and attention to detail. These authentic loft residences showcase restored wood columns and beams, full walls of original exposed brick, and oversized factory windows contrasted with exceptional, modern finishes. City View Lofts redefines RVA living. Additional features include diverse floor plans offering spacious one and two-bedroom layouts, soaring ceiling heights, private entrances in select units, open-island cook’s kitchens with energy-efficient stainless steel appliances, and exposed ducts and piping; bringing the authentic and historic charm of the lofts full-circle. City View Lofts is truly a one-of-a-kind living experience.


Check out the modern three bedroom floor plans at City View Row.

About us

City View Lofts is a unique urban community perfectly positioned on 18 acres of prime downtown riverfront in Richmond’s Historic Manchester District. Originally built as Reynolds Packaging Group’s foil manufacturing plant, better known as the Reynolds South Plant, these three historic buildings have a rich history that has been thoughtfully preserved. Featuring a collection of expansive lofts with stunning interiors, standout amenities, unsurpassed river and skyline views, and convenient parking; City View Lofts is reinventing every Richmonder’s dream of distinctive loft living. Explore riverfront city living at City View Lofts.


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