Granby Street Suburban Institutional Corridor

Encompassing approximately 60 acres just outside of downtown Norfolk, the Granby Street Suburban Institutional Corridor historic district is home to some of the city’s most impressive institutional architecture designed by […]

High-Rise for the Elderly

In the City of Richmond, the eleven-story, 200-unit High-Rise for the Elderly, also known as the Frederic A. Fay Towers, is representative of the impacts of the Housing Act of […]

Dante Downtown Historic District

Located in northwest Russell County, the Dante Downtown Historic District is a rare surviving example of an early 20th century company coal town in Virginia. The town was originally a […]

Charlottesville Downtown Mall Historic District

Spanning eight city blocks, the Charlottesville Downtown Mall Historic District is a pedestrianized segment of Main Street located at the heart of the city’s commercial district. The Downtown Mall, which […]

Downtown Norfolk Financial Historic District

In the 1950s, the City of Norfolk and the Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) carried out a series of urban renewal and redevelopment programs to reshape downtown. These programs, […]

Newport News Downtown Historic District

Located at the southern end of the city, the Newport News Downtown Historic District exemplifies nearly 100 years of historical change and growth during the urban renewal movement, which reached […]

Walnut Hill Historic District

The Walnut Hill Historic District comprises a large residential neighborhood located near the center of the city of Petersburg. The neighborhood was first subdivided in 1910 after acquisition of a […]

Crewe Commercial Historic District

The Crewe Commercial Historic District captures the commercial core of the western Nottoway County town of Crewe. Also included within the district is the former Norfolk and Western Railway Company […]

Silver Lake Historic District

In Rockingham County, the Silver Lake Historic District centers on its namesake lake, a large mill pond created around 1822, after John L. Rife built a dam across a spring-fed […]