Aventine Hall in May, 2016
|Location||143 S. Court St., Luray, Virginia|
|Area||0 acres (0 ha)|
|Architect||Borst, Peter Bouck|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference #||70000820|
|Added to NRHP||February 26, 1970|
|Designated VLR||December 2, 1969|
Aventine Hall is a historic home located at Luray, Page County, Virginia. It was built in 1852 by Peter Bouck Borst, and is a two-story, Greek Revival style frame dwelling. It is topped by a hipped roof with cupola and has four interior end chimneys. The front facade features a tetrastyle portico, which runs almost the complete length of the facade. The portico is in the Corinthian order based on the Tower of the Winds in Athens. It has corner pilasters in the Tower of the Winds mode and a frieze and cornice that continue around the entire, almost square structure. Aventine Hall served as the main building of Luray College which operated from 1925 to 1927. It was moved to its present location in 1937.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (September 1969). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Aventine Hall" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2013-09-02. and Accompanying photo
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