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104-5082 North Belmont Neighborhood Historic District

North Belmont Neighborhood Historic District
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Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 12/14/2017

NRHP Listing Date 05/31/2018

NPS property number SG100002528

Important for its association with late-19th century suburban development adjacent to Charlottesville, the North Belmont Neighborhood Historic District covers about 75 acres located in the southeastern part of the city. The Belmont Land Company and the Charlottesville Land Corporation developed the neighborhood beginning in 1891 and through the early 20th century. Most of the district’s houses and buildings date from the 1890s through the 1940s, representing the area of initial development, with the exception of some buildings dating to the mid-20th century. The southern part of the district is also composed mostly of mid- and late-20th century resources, with a few late-19th century buildings. The district’s period of significance stretches from around 1820, when Belmont Mansion was constructed, to 1960, when a new bridge opened in the district and significantly altered connections between the largely residential area and the business section of the district. Containing 392 contributing resources, the district retains its character-defining architecture and exhibits and overall appearance of historical integrity.


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

Updated September 18, 2018