Clifton Forge Commercial Historic District (Boundary Increase) (NRIS 100001850)

Address: 321 Commercial Ave., Clifton Forge, Virginia. County/parish: Alleghany.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places November 24, 2017.

Also known as:

  • VDHR File No. 105-17

From Wikipedia:

Clifton Forge Commercial Historic District
Clifton Forge Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Clifton Forge, Alleghany County, Virginia. The district encompasses 77 contributing buildings in the central business district of Clifton Forge. It primarily includes frame, brick, and concrete block commercial buildings dating to the late-19th and early-20th centuries. The buildings are in a variety of popular architectural styles including Classical Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival, and Italianate. Notable buildings include the Hawkins Brothers Store (c. 1886), Wiley House (1891), Chesapeake and Ohio Office Building (1906), Masonic Theatre (1905), Alleghany Building (1905), Clifton Forge City Hall (1910-1911), U.S. Post Office (1910), Ridge Theatre (1929), the Farrar Building (1930), and the Pure Oil Company Service Station (1932).It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1992, with a slight boundary increase in 2017. (read more...)

Architects:

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  • Frye and Chesterton

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/100001850

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