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Virginia Department of Historic Resources

127-6518 George Washington Building

George Washington Building
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For additional information, read the Nomination Form PDF

VLR Listing Date 06/17/2010

NRHP Listing Date 05/18/2011

NPS property number 11000297

Located on Capitol Square in Richmond, the George Washington Building is a fine example of early 20th century high-style Beaux Arts-Renaissance skyscraper design. Completed in 1923 and renovated in 2010, the 12-story building was the Commonwealth’s first dedicated state office building. Also included as part of the building’s register listing is an early 20th-century water fountain that offers a focal point to the building’s main entrance.


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

Updated July 18, 2019