North End Historic District (Newport News, Virginia)

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North End Historic District
North End Historic District (Newport News, Virginia) is located in Virginia
North End Historic District (Newport News, Virginia)
Location Roughly bounded by Sixty-eighth St., Warwick Blvd., Fiftieth St., and Huntington Ave., Newport News, Virginia
Coordinates 37°00′02″N 76°26′30″W / 37.00056°N 76.44167°W / 37.00056; -76.44167Coordinates: 37°00′02″N 76°26′30″W / 37.00056°N 76.44167°W / 37.00056; -76.44167
Area 92 acres (37 ha)
Built 1920 (1920)
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Bungalow/craftsman, Late Victorian
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 86001999[1]
VLR # 121-0043
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 28, 1986
Designated VLR June 17, 1986[2]

North End Historic District is a national historic district located at Newport News, Virginia. It encompasses 451 contributing buildings in a primarily residential section of Newport News. It is a compact, middle-class and upper middle-class residential neighborhood that arose during the period 1900-1935 in association with the nearby Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company. The neighborhood includes notable examples of the Victorian, Colonial Revival, and Bungalow styles. Notable buildings include the Walter A. Pos House (1902), John Livesay House (1906), J. E. Warren House (1905), W. L. Shumate House (1915), and Willet House (c. 1930).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.[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. ^ Division of Historic Landmarks Staff (May 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: North End Historic District". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying two photos and Accompanying map