First Baptist Church (Norfolk, Virginia)
First Baptist Church
First Baptist Church, September 2013
|Location||418 E. Bute St., Norfolk, Virginia|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Architect||Hunt, Reuben H.|
|Architectural style||Romanesque, Romanesque Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||83003297|
|Added to NRHP||July 21, 1983|
|Designated VLR||April 19, 1983|
First Baptist Church is a historic African-American Baptist church located at Norfolk, Virginia. It was designed by noted architect R. H. Hunt and dedicated in 1906. It is a Romanesque Revival style church with a richly ornamented facade of rough-faced, pink granite ashlar and limestone trim. It features a tall, eight-level corner tower with a multiplicity of window types and a shorter flanking tower at the opposite corner.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (March 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: First Baptist Church". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
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