Twelfth Street Industrial Historic District

With the completion of the Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike in 1836, the 12th Street corridor became a gateway from western regions to the city’s commercial heart. In the mid-1800s, 12th […]

House at Pireus

A small vernacular cottage of rectangular form, at the time of listing in the registers, the House at Pireus had a two-bay façade width and single-pile depth. Height is one […]

King Lumber Company Warehouse

This three-story brick warehouse on the south side of Preston Avenue in downtown Charlottesville was constructed in 1909 for the King Lumber Company.  The vernacular King Lumber Company Warehouse building […]

Armstrong Knitting Factory

The Charlottesville Industrial and Land Improvement Co. erected this building in 1889-90 and conveyed it and a certain quantity of land (Block 2 of the Rose Hill plat) to James […]

Abingdon Historic District Extension

This expansion of the original (1970) Abingdon Historic District in Washington County includes properties located along Valley, King, Park, and Oak Hill streets, and White’s Mill Road, and at the […]

Pireus Store

The Pireus Store is a simple vernacular structure whose appearance has been much reworked during its lifetime. The store is rectangular in form with the narrower, gable-end fronting on East […]

Reynolds Property

The Reynolds Property represents the early industrial history of Botetourt County, when construction of the James River and Kanawha Canal provided the impetus for a hydraulic cement industry. The 1840s […]

Reed Creek Mill

The Reed Creek Mill dates to around 1902, when it was known as Stone Mill and replaced a prior Barrett’s Foundry and Mill that was built on the site in […]

The Suffolk Peanut Company

Established in 1898, the Suffolk Peanut Company is significant for representing the early history of an industry which once dominated the economy of southeast Virginia. The company was the first […]