Seaboard Air Line Railway Building

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Constructed in 1926, the Seaboard Air Line Railway Building is the only large-scale commercial example of the late Gothic Revival style in Norfolk, and offers an early example of reinforced-concrete skyscraper construction in the city. It served as the purpose-built headquarters for the Seaboard Air Line Railway company for many years.  The building contributes to the West Freemason Street Area Historic District.

Last Updated: June 2, 2023

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

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