Shenandoah West, Roanoke, Virginia

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Shenandoah West is a Roanoke, Virginia neighborhood located in west Roanoke south of U.S. 460 (Melrose Avenue). It borders the neighborhoods of South Washington Heights, Wilmont and Cherry Hill on the west, Loudon-Melrose on the east, Villa Heights on the north and Hurt Park on the south opposite the Norfolk Southern rail yard.[1]

History[edit]

The Shenandoah West neighborhood had developed since the mid-20th century and is dominated by industrial uses at its southern fringe with the remainder of residential and commercial development typical of that of contemporary suburban.[2] The area is also the location of the Lansdowne and Melrose Towers public housing projects.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Explore Roanoke Neighborhood Map: Shenandoah West". City of Roanoke Department of Neighborhoods. Retrieved 2008-05-17. 
  2. ^ "Loudon-Melrose/Shenandoah West Neighborhood Plan: The Neighborhoods". City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]
  3. ^ "Loudon-Melrose/Shenandoah West Neighborhood Plan: Residential Development". City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-05-17. [dead link]

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