Boxley Building

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Boxley Building
Boxley Building in Roanoke, Virginia.jpg
Boxley Building, June 2010
Boxley Building is located in Virginia
Boxley Building
Location 416 Jefferson St. SW, Roanoke, Virginia
Coordinates 37°16′11″N 79°56′26″W / 37.26972°N 79.94056°W / 37.26972; -79.94056Coordinates: 37°16′11″N 79°56′26″W / 37.26972°N 79.94056°W / 37.26972; -79.94056
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1921 (1921)
Built by Boxley, W.W.
Architect Frye, Edward G.
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 84003587[1]
VLR # 128-0047
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 8, 1984
Designated VLR October 18, 1983[2]

Boxley Building is a historic commercial building located at Roanoke, Virginia. It was built in 1922, and is an eight-story, granite and beige brick building. It consists of a granite base on the first story, a six story brick shaft and an unusually fine top-story ornamented cornice with terra cotta panels and finely detailed copper cornice. It was built by William Wise Boxley (1861-1940), builder, developer, quarry owner, railroad contractor, and mayor of Roanoke.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ W. L. Whitwell and W. G. Kuthy (May 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Boxley Building". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo