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Ballentine Place Historic District
(added 2003 - Norfolk County - #03000459)
Also known as VDHR File Number 122-0829
Roughly bounded by Cromwell Ave., Cape Henry Ave., McKann Ave., and Lafayetter Blvd. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(1450 acres, 860 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lee, J.W., et.al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Park, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Air-Related, Business, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Berkley North Historic District
(added 2000 - Norfolk County - #00001440)
Also known as VDHR file no. 122-0824
Roughly bounded by Bellamy Ave., Pescara Creek, Berkley Ave., and I-464 , Norfolk (Independent City)
(860 acres, 255 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Volk, L.B., et.al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: State , Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Financial Institution, Manufacturing Facility, Mortuary, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Financial Institution, Manufacturing Facility, Mortuary, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Chesterfield Heights Historic District
(added 2003 - Norfolk County - #03000443)
Also known as 122-1201
Roughly bounded by the E Branch of Elizabeth R, Ballentine Blvd., Sedgewick St. and I-264 , Norfolk (Independent City)
(850 acres, 402 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Italianate
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Colonial Place
(added 2002 - Norfolk County - #02000532)
Roughly bounded by the Lafayette R., Knitting Mill Creek, East Haven Creek and 38th St. , Norfolk
(2020 acres, 1090 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dillard, George, et al.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Park, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Downtown Norfolk Historic District
(added 1987 - Norfolk County - #87000475)
Also known as See Also:Monticello Arcade;Wells Theatre;U.S. Customs House;
Granby, Main, and Plume Sts., City Hall Ave., and Bank St. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(183 acres, 53 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Cassell,Charles E.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Italianate, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business

Downtown Norfolk Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2001 - Norfolk County - #01000613)
Also known as 122-0265
Granby, Freemason, Charlotte, Bute, and York Sts., College Pl. and Monticello Ave. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(250 acres, 44 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Carpenter and Peebles, Wetmore, James A.
Architectural Style: Early Commercial, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , State , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: City Hall, Courthouse, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Post Office, Professional, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Department Store, Museum, Professional, Religious Structure, Theater

Fort Norfolk
(added 1976 - Norfolk County - #76002225)
803 Front St. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(40 acres, 13 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Government

Ghent Historic District
(added 1980 - Norfolk County - #80004455)
Roughly bounded by Olney Rd., Virginia Beach Blvd.,Smith's Creek, and Brambleton Ave. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(770 acres, 184 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Art, Transportation, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Engineering, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Jamestown Exposition Site Buildings
(added 1975 - Norfolk County - #75002114)
Also known as Admirals Row,Jamestown Quarters
Bounded by Bacon, Powhatan, Farragut, Gilbert, Bainbridge, and the harbor , Norfolk (Independent City)
(1300 acres, 20 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Museum
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Lafayette Residence Park
(added 1999 - Norfolk County - #99000071)
Also known as VDHR File #122-0826
Roughly bounded by Tidewater Dr., Dupont C., Fontainbleau Crescent, La Salle Ave., Orleans C., and Lafayette R. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(1120 acres, 284 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Mitchell, Benjamin F.
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

North Ghent
(added 2001 - Norfolk County - #01000693)
Also known as 122-0827
Bounded by Princess Anne Rd., Olney Rd., Colonia Ave., and Colley Ave. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(800 acres, 322 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Graham, John R., Peebles, John Kevan, et al.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Department Store, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Restaurant, Single Dwelling

Park Place Historic District
(added 2006 - Norfolk County - #06000029)
Also known as Park Place; Kensington; Old Dominion Place, Virginia Place
Roughly bounded by Hampton Blvd., 23rd St., Granby St. and 38th St. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(3470 acres, 1525 buildings, 5 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hebard, Vance, et al., Ferebee, A.O.
Architectural Style: Shingle Style, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Multiple Dwelling, Organizational, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Organizational, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Riverview
(added 1999 - Norfolk County - #99001198)
Also known as VDHR File No. 122-0823
Roughly bounded by LaVallette Ave., Beach Ave. on the Lafayette River, and Columbus Ave. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(970 acres, 200 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Calrow, Charles J.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Saint Mary's Catholic Cemetery
(added 2001 - Norfolk County - #01000694)
Also known as 122-1036
3000 Church St. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(300 acres, 6 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance: Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

West Freemason Street Area Historic District
(added 1972 - Norfolk County - #72001512)
Both sides of Bute and Freemason Sts. between Elizabeth River, and York and Duke Sts. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(400 acres, 48 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Late Victorian, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

West Point Cemetery
(added 2007 - Norfolk County - #07000393)
Also known as DHR File# 122-5181
238 E. Princess Anne Rd. , Norfolk (Independent City)
(140 acres, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Social History, Black
Cultural Affiliation: African-American
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Monument/Marker
Current Function: Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Monument/Marker

Winona
(added 2001 - Norfolk County - #01000702)
Also known as 122-0828
Roughly bounded by Ashland Circle, Ashland Ave., Elmere Place, Huntington Crescent, Holland Ave., and the Lafayette , Norfolk (Independent City)
(310 acres, 203 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Leicht, Jacob
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker, Single Dwelling




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