Carillon Neighborhood Historic District

Taking its name from a nearby landmark bell tower, the Virginia War Memorial Carillon, Richmond’s Carillon Neighborhood Historic District comprises approximately 148 acres and 499 contributing historic resources including two […]

William Byrd Park

Sometimes referred to as Richmond’s “Central Park,” William Byrd Park at about 275 acres is the city’s largest. The park began during the Reconstruction era in 1874, when the city […]

Wicker Apartments

Built in two phases between 1945 and 1947, Wicker Apartments—known at the time of its listing as Bellevue Apartments—is a well-preserved example in Richmond of a mid-20th-century garden apartment complex. […]

Smyth County Community Hospital

Constructed between 1965 and 1967 in the town of Marion, the Smyth County Community Hospital was the first hospital built by the community to provide acute care to people in […]

Virginia Industrial Home School for Colored Girls

The Virginia Industrial Home School for Colored Girls – most recently known as the Barrett Learning Center – arose in 1915 in response to an early-20th-century juvenile reform movement in […]

Petersburg Trailways Bus Station

The Trailways Bus Station in downtown Petersburg was the site of civil rights protests and sit-ins that occurred during 1960 and 1961. As one of the stops on the historic […]

Camp Alkulana Historic District

Located in Bath County, the Camp Alkulana Historic District and the Camp Mont Shenandoah Historic District were both born out of the back-to-nature youth camp movement that arose in the […]

Camp Mont Shenandoah Historic District

Camp Mont Shenandoah in Bath County was founded by Nannie Crump West of Richmond in 1927 as a private venture to serve Richmond’s privileged young women. Encompassing 60 acres today […]

Booker T. Washington High School

Staunton’s Booker T. Washington High School opened in 1936 as the only high school for African Americans in the city until it closed in 1966, when Staunton integrated its public […]

Cavalier Hotel

Overlooking the Virginia Beach oceanfront since 1927, the Cavalier Hotel is the most iconic building in the city, representing its development from a sleepy seaside town to a nationally known […]