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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

088-0143 La Vista

La Vista
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 09/17/1997

NRHP Listing Date 12/01/1997

NPS property number 97001508

La Vista is an architecturally significant antebellum rural farmhouse. Built in 1856, this Virginia Greek Revival house was built for physician/planter Alfred J. Boulware. The body of the house is a Federal-style architectural form, while the gabled portico gives the house its overall Greek Revival flavor. The rear sections of the house, later additions are sympathetic to the original portion and feature symmetrical double stairs that lead up to a temple portico porch that echoes the front portico.


Abbreviations:
VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated April 4, 2018