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Wards Corner, Norfolk, VA

Wards Corner is one of the busiest neighborhoods in Norfolk, VA. It is a hub for local businesses and residents and is located near the neighborhoods of Suburban Acres and Colonial Place. Over the years, Wards Corner, Norfolk, Virginia, has seen tremendous growth. Its streets and buildings have been revitalized several times to keep up with the increase in population and traffic. There are several apartments in Wards Corner, Norfolk, Virginia, that put residents in the center of the action.

Origins of Wards Corner

Wards Corner is named for Alfred C. Ward, a grocery store owner who opened his shop around 1910. He established the name of Wards Corner in Norfolk as part of an advertising campaign. It stuck. The store was located at the intersection of Granby Street and what is now Little Creek Road. During the past 100 years, the neighborhood has exploded with casual family-run restaurants and small businesses, expanding to encompass the area that is bordered by Granby Street, Terminal Boulevard, Hampton Boulevard and the Lafayette River.

Things to Do in Wards Corner, Norfolk, VA

The community is bustling with many social activities. Aside from plentiful shopping and a wide range of dining choices, residents looking for relaxation can hit the nearby links at the Sewells Point Golf Course. There are also ongoing classes and programs for all ages at the local parks and recreation centers. Don't miss the food and crafts at the Greek Festival, held in May.

Apartments for Rent in Wards Corner, Norfolk, VA

Access to I-64 and I-564 make this neighborhood centrally located to the rest of the Norfolk region. Apartment Guide can help you find Wards Corner apartment rentals with the right number of bedrooms and baths to fit your budget. Narrow your search for apartments for rent by price.