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VIRGINIA - Portsmouth County

Cedar Grove Cemetery (added 1992 - - #92001366)
Also known as VDHR File No. 124-58
301 Fort Ln. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Butt & Hodges, Anderson,William A.
Architectural Style: Exotic Revival, Greek Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Art
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Outdoor Recreation
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Circle, The (added 2006 - - #06000120)
Also known as 124-5089
3010 High St. , Portsmouth
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Culpepper, R.A. and Son, Morgan, Dorothy P.
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Restaurant
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

Commodore Theatre (added 1997 - - #97000203)
Also known as VDHR File No.124-0101
421 High St. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Zink,John J.
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

Confederate Monument (added 1997 - - #97000956)
Also known as 124-183
Jct. of High and Court Sts. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cassel, Charles E.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Art, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker

Craddock Historic District (added 1974 - - #74002240)
Bounded by Paradise Creek, Victory Blvd., and George Washington Hwy. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple, Post,George B.,& Sons
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Downtown Portsmouth Historic District (added 2004 - - #03001485)
Also known as 124-5063; High Street Corridor Historic District
Roughly bounded by I-264, Middle St., Primrose St. and Queen St. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cassell, Charles, et.al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , State , Local , Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Funerary, Government, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Business, Cemetery, City Hall, Rail-Related, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Funerary, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, Cemetery, College, Religious Structure, Road-Related, Single Dwelling, Theater

Drydock No. 1 (added 1970 - - #70000862)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military, Maritime History
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Naval Facility, Water Works
Current Function: Defense, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Naval Facility, Water Works

Fort Nelson Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution Chapter House (added 2007 - - #07000805)
Also known as DHR Number 124-0042
506 Westmoreland Ave. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Other
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall

LIGHTSHIP No. 101, PORTSMOUTH (added 1989 - - #89001080)
Also known as Lightship # 101;WAL 524;CAPE CHARLES;RELIEF;OVERFALLS;STONEH
London Slip, Elizabeth River , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: US Lighthouse Establishment, Dusey & Jones
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Water-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Monumental Methodist Church (added 2004 - - #03001430)
Also known as VDHR File # 124-0034-0039
450 Dinwiddie St. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: West, Albert Lawrence
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Park View Historic District (added 1984 - - #84000047)
Also known as VHLC File No. 124-55
Roughly bounded by Elm and Parkview Aves., Fort Lane, Blair, and Harrell Sts. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Port Norfolk Historic District (added 1983 - - #83003299)
Roughly bounded by Bayview Blvd., Chatauqua Ave., Hartford St., Douglas Ave. and Hull Creek , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman, Queen Anne, Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Business, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Portsmouth Community Library (added 2010 - - #10000544)
904 Elm St , Portsmouth

Portsmouth Courthouse (added 1970 - - #70000876)
Also known as Norfolk County Courthouse
NE corner of Court and High Sts. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Butler,Willoughby G., Singleton,William B.
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government

Portsmouth Naval Hospital (added 1972 - - #72001516)
Also known as Norfolk Naval Hospital
On Hospital Point at Washington and Crawford Sts. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wood,Don & Deming, Haviland,John
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Health/Medicine
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1825-1849
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Health Care
Historic Sub-function: Hospital
Current Function: Health Care
Current Sub-function: Hospital

Portsmouth Olde Towne Historic District (added 1970 - - #70000877)
Bounded by Crawford Pkwy., London St., the Elizabeth River, and extending 0.1 mi. W of Washington St. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal, Greek Revival, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, 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

Portsmouth Olde Towne Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 1983 - - #83004251)
Also known as See Also:Portsmouth Historic District
Green and Queen Sts. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Black, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Pythian Castle (added 1980 - - #80004316)
610-612 Court St. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Overman,Edward
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Philosophy, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Clubhouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Quarters A, B, and C, Norfolk Naval Shipyard (added 1974 - - #74002242)
Norfolk Naval Shipyard , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Secondary Structure
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Institutional Housing, Secondary Structure

Seaboard Coastline Building (added 1985 - - #85003129)
Also known as Old City Hall
1 High St. , Portsmouth (Independent city)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Seaboard Air Line Railway
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant

Shea Terrace Elementary School (added 2002 - - #02001002)
Also known as 124-5083
253 Constitution Ave. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Robinson, Charles M.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

St. Paul's Catholic Church (added 2002 - - #02000619)
518 High St. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Carpenter, John R., Peeples, John K.
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Trinity Episcopal Church (added 1973 - - #73002219)
High and Court Sts. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cassell & Cassell
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Religious Structure

Truxtun Historic District (added 1982 - - #82004581)
Portsmouth and Deep Creek Blvds., Manly, Dahlin, Hobson, Dewey and Bagley Sts. , Portsmouth (Independent City)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple, U.S. Housing Corporation
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling




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