Blair Apartments (NRIS 100001084)

Address: 231 Chestnut St., Salem (Independent City), Virginia. County/parish: Salem.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places June 12, 2017.

Also known as:

  • Chestnut Manor
  • VDHR # 129-5142

From Wikipedia:

Blair Apartments
The Blair Apartments are a historic residential apartment complex at 231 Chestnut Street in Salem, Virginia. They consists of a series of seven connected buildings, forming a rough U shape on the west side of the street. They were built in 1949 with funding from the Federal Housing Administration (FHA), and are a well-preserved example of the types of buildings the FHA funded. Salem experienced a population boom in the years following World War II, prompting its construction.The complex was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001084

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