Altavista Downtown Historic District

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Altavista Downtown Historic District
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Altavista Presbyterian Church in 2009
Altavista Downtown Historic District is located in Virginia
Altavista Downtown Historic District
Altavista Downtown Historic District is located in the US
Altavista Downtown Historic District
Location 400 and 500 blocks of 7th St; 500, 600, and 700 blocks of Broad St; 500 and 600 blocks of Main St; and 400 block of Wash, Altavista, Virginia
Coordinates 37°06′34″N 79°12′27″W / 37.10944°N 79.20750°W / 37.10944; -79.20750Coordinates: 37°06′34″N 79°12′27″W / 37.10944°N 79.20750°W / 37.10944; -79.20750
Area 14.3 acres (5.8 ha)
Built 1907 (1907)
Architect English, W. B.; Johnson, Stanhope
Architectural style Romanesque, Late Victorian, 19th- and 20th-century revival
NRHP reference # 10000306[1]
VLR # 162-5005
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 28, 2010
Designated VLR March 18, 2010[2]

Altavista Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Altavista, Campbell County, Virginia. It encompasses 48 contributing buildings in the central business district of Altavista. Notable buildings include the Altavista Municipal Building (1938), U.S. Post Office (1938), Altavista Presbyterian Church (1925), Central Baptist Church (1927), Southern Railway station (1936), Ogden-Henderson Building (1909), First National Bank (1917) by Stanhope Johnson (1882-1973), Leggett’s department store (1933), and Vista Theater (1936).[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2010.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Debra A. McClane (November 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Altavista Downtown Historic District" (PDF).  and Accompanying six photos