Historically a Civil War refugee camp, the residents of Blackfords Grove seek refuge in art, history and a sense of front porch neighborhood pride. Walton’s International Comfort Food and Fidel’s Bourbon Bar & Cigar Lounge anchor the corner of this neighborhood, which has been a leader in championing arts district redevelopment plans. Blackfords Grove contains holds the best examples of residential architecture that Washington Avenue has to offer in Haynie’s Corner, holding creative retail spaces like 6th Street Soapery and StaC Gallery. Patchwork Central is a constant hub of activity and vibrancy, setting the tone for the community as a welcoming village for all people.
The Village in the City.