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VLR Listing Date 09/14/2005
NRHP Listing Date 11/16/2005
NRHP Reference Number 05001271
An elegant and traditionally styled auto showroom when constructed in 1919, the Atlantic Motor Company is located at a major intersection on Richmond’s Broad Street, in an area west of downtown that attracted car dealerships and repair shops in the first-half of the 20th century. Built for successful Richmond businessman Luther Howard Jenkins, whose lavish residence was located nearby at 1839 Monument Avenue, the dealership building was the last project of Richmond architect Albert F. Huntt, and it featured a light-filled, two-story showroom with a mezzanine. The building was painstakingly restored in 2005 for use as offices.
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VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark
Updated: June 11, 2021