Burrell Memorial Hospital

Burrell Memorial Hospital was constructed between 1953 and 1955 as a facility for the treatment of Roanoke’s African American residents. The brick four-story building was designed in the International Style […]

Charlotte Williams Memorial Hospital

Charlotte Williams Memorial Hospital opened in 1903 as a teaching hospital for the Medical College of Virginia. It was built with funds provided by Richmond banker John Langbourne Williams in […]

Pine Camp Tuberculosis Hospital

The Pine Camp Tuberculosis Hospital is a group of three buildings that survive from a tuberculosis hospital complex privately founded in 1910. It was developed on property that was once […]

Henry Street Historic District

Henry Street, also known as First Street, served as the commercial and entertainment center of the African American neighborhood of Gainsboro in Northwest Roanoke during the first half of the […]

Oakwood-Chimborazo Historic District

The Oakwood-Chimborazo Historic District is another example of early speculative residential development following the introduction of a trolley line; thus the district’s linear shape, encompassing three neighborhoods—Chimborazo, Oakwood, and Glenwood […]

Gainsboro Historic District

The Gainsboro Historic District, first settled in 1834 and the oldest neighborhood in Roanoke, contains a full range of late-19th-century to mid-20th-century residential, commercial, and institutional buildings. Arising around the […]

Martha Jefferson Historic District

The area in Charlottesville that now comprises the Martha Jefferson Historic District was part of the Locust Grove plantation in the mid-19th century but developed as a residential subdivision in […]

Orkney Springs Hotel

In the shadow of the Allegheny Mountains in Shenandoah County, Orkney Springs Hotel presents what is perhaps the state’s most complete picture of the many spa complexes that sprang up […]

Rockbridge Alum Springs Historic District

Set in the mountains of Rockbridge County west of Lexington, this former resort was once one of Virginia’s most noted antebellum spa complexes. In its heyday Rockbridge Alum Springs ranked […]