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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Commercial and Industrial Historic District
(added 2009 - Petersburg County - #09000665)
Also known as VDHR No. 123-5424
200-300 W. Washington, 4-42 S. Market, 100-100 Perry, 200-300 block W. Wythe, 200 block Brown Sts. , Petersburg
(240 acres, 15 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Art Deco, Other
Area of Significance: Industry, Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Rail-Related, Specialty Store
Current Function: Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Research Facility

Centre Hill Historic District
(added 1986 - Petersburg County - #86001277)
Also known as See Also:Centre Hill
Henry, N. Adams, N. Jefferson, Franklin, and E. Washington Sts., Centre Hill Ct., and Centre Hill Ave. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(190 acres, 81 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Military, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Commerce Street Industrial Historic District
(added 2008 - Petersburg County - #08000870)
Also known as 123-5420
Commerce, Upper Appomattox, West, Dunlop, and South Sts. , Petersburg
(96 acres, 12 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Folly Castle Historic District
(added 1980 - Petersburg County - #80004313)
Also known as West Washington Street Historic District;See Also:Folly Cast
Perry and W. Washington Sts. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(60 acres, 15 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Military, Politics/Government, Architecture
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

Folly Castle Historic District (Boundary Increase II)
(added 2000 - Petersburg County - #99001605)
Also known as 123-096
Roughly along South St. from Commerce St. to Farmer St. , Petersburg (Independent City)
( acres, 120 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Waite, Harrison
Architectural Style: Italianate, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Religion
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Folly Castle Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1992 - Petersburg County - #92000343)
Also known as DHR File No. 123-96;See Also:Strawberry Hill;Second Presbyte
235--618 Washington, 235--580 Hinton, 15--37 Guarantee, 18--115 Lafayette and 18--42 Perry Sts. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(230 acres, 54 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Lee Memorial Park
(added 2000 - Petersburg County - #00000896)
Also known as 123-83
1832 Johnson Rd. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(3000 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Petersburg Garden Club
Area of Significance: Black, Landscape Architecture, Social History, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Conservation Area, Outdoor Recreation, Park
Current Function: Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Outdoor Recreation

North Battersea--Pride's Field Historic District
(added 2005 - Petersburg County - #05000475)
Also known as 123-5035
Roughly along the Appomatox River bank, McKenzie, W. High., Upper Appomattox Sts., from 1250 W. High to Fleet Sts. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(980 acres, 156 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Warehouse

Petersburg Courthouse Historic District
(added 1990 - Petersburg County - #90001572)
Also known as VDHR File No. 123-103;See Also:73002218;78003185;79003288;86
Roughly bounded by W. Bank, N. Adams, W. Washington and N. Market Sts. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(362 acres, 75 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Walter,Thomas U.
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival, Federal
Area of Significance: Commerce, Military, Transportation, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Federal , Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Government, Religion, Social, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Religious Structure
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Courthouse, Financial Institution, Religious Structure

Petersburg Old Town Historic District
(added 1980 - Petersburg County - #80004314)
Also known as See Also:City Market;Exchange Building;Farmers' Bank;Friend,
U.S. 1 and VA 36 , Petersburg (Independent City)
(1900 acres, 170 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Industry, Architecture, Community Planning And Development, Military, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Business, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Single Dwelling

Petersburg Old Town Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2008 - Petersburg County - #08000873)
Also known as VDHR# 123-0097
241 4th St., 223-225 Henry St., 230 and 316 E. Bank St. , Petersburg
(9 acres, 4 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store, Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Warehouse

Pocahontas Island Historic District
(added 2006 - Petersburg County - #06000977)
Also known as 123-0114
Pocahontas, Witten, Rolfe, Logan, and Sapony Sts. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(400 acres, 47 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lee, William Edward, Jr.
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Federal
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Architecture, Black
Cultural Affiliation: Middle Archaic, Late Archaic, Middle Woodland
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Business, Civic, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Poplar Lawn Historic District
(added 1980 - Petersburg County - #80004315)
Also known as Central Park
Roughly bounded by Surrey Lane, St. Jefferson, Mars and Harrison Sts. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(615 acres, 179 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Italianate, Second Empire
Area of Significance: Military, Education, Architecture, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Poplar Lawn Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 2006 - Petersburg County - #06000030)
Also known as Central Park
Jct. of E Wythe and S. Jefferson, from SE of orig. HD to Lieutenant Run, Along both sides of Harrison St. at SW corner , Petersburg (Independent City)
(1377 acres, 193 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Italianate, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Government, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Multiple Dwelling, Public Works, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Government, Religion, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Public Works, Religious Structure, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

South Market Street Historic District
(added 1992 - Petersburg County - #92000345)
Also known as DHR File No. 123-108;See Also: Wallace, Thomas, House
S. Market St. from Washington St. to Halifax St. , Petersburg (Independent City)
(65 acres, 15 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Machen,R.A.
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Military, Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling




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