West Main Street Historic District (NRIS 100001641)

Address: Parts of W. Main St., 6th, 4th & 8 Sts. NW. & Ridge St., Charlottesville (Independent City), Virginia. County/parish: Charlottesville.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places September 18, 2017.

Also known as:

  • VDHR File No. 104-0083

From Wikipedia:

West Main Street Historic District (Charlottesville, Virginia)
The West Main Street Historic District encompasses a late 19th and early 20th century commercial area of Charlottesville, Virginia, developed during the area's growth as a streetcar suburb. It is basically linear in character, extending along West Main Street from Ridge Street in the east to the railroad crossing west of 8th Street in the west. The oldest building in the district is the c. 1820 Inge's Store, and the district includes the city's memorial to Meriwether Lewis and William Clark.The district was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2017. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Chapman, E. H.
  • Chase, Frank Davis
  • Coles, Charles
  • Hawkins, James B.
  • Keck, Charles
  • Lankford, John Anderson
  • Spooner, George W.
  • Stainback and Scribner

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001641

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