The rise, fall, and rebirth of Virginia’s Ocean View

Nestled off of Norfolk’s section of the Chesapeake Bay is a stretch of land filled with new housing developments, popular restaurants, and expansive beaches called Ocean View. This region is well-known to locals and has become a staple for summer tourists for its beautiful beaches and tourist attractions. What many don’t know about Ocean View is its extensive history, and how it used to be called “The Coney Island of Virginia."