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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

127-6069 Forest Hill Historic District

Forest Hill Historic District
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 06/21/2012

NRHP Listing Date 10/02/2012

NPS property number 12000851

The Forest Hill Historic District in Richmond arose as a trolley car suburb in an area just south of the James River and the city’s historic central business district. One of several street car neighborhoods that arose in Richmond during the latter 19th and early 20th centuries, Forest Hill features a blend of house sizes, from the large and sprawling Victorian Queen Anne and Colonial Revival-style mansions on park-like lots to modest, small-scale Craftsmen-style bungalows and Tudor Revival dwellings on smaller lots, among other popular architectural styles.


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

Updated April 4, 2018