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127-0343 Chestnut Hill/Plateau Historic District

Chestnut Hill/Plateau Historic District
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 12/05/2001

NRHP Listing Date 04/12/2002

NPS property number 02000366

Chestnut Hill/Plateau Historic District is a neighborhood with residential and commercial areas typical of a late 19th- and early 20th-century “streetcar suburb.” Most of its buildings were constructed between 1890 and 1930. The district sits at the southern tip of the larger area known as Highland Park. Architectural styles include Queen Anne, American Foursquare, Bungalow, Colonial Revival, and Gothic Revival. Most of the residential buildings are two-story frame structures. Some multiple dwellings, commercial buildings, fraternal lodges, schools, and churches are larger masonry structures. Original concrete sidewalks and tree-lined streets enhance the ambiance of the district.


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

Updated March 5, 2019