Battery Court Historic District

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Battery Court Historic District
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Battery Court Historic District, January 2012
Battery Court Historic District is located in Virginia
Battery Court Historic District
Battery Court Historic District is located in the United States
Battery Court Historic District
LocationRoughly Dupont C., Edgewood, Fendall, Greenwood, Griffin, Montrose, Moss Side, Noble, North, Edgehill, Graham., Richmond, Virginia
Coordinates37°34′02″N 77°26′23″W / 37.56722°N 77.43972°W / 37.56722; -77.43972Coordinates: 37°34′02″N 77°26′23″W / 37.56722°N 77.43972°W / 37.56722; -77.43972
Area181 acres (73 ha)
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
MPSStreetcar Suburbs in Northside Richmond MPS
NRHP reference #02000594[1]
VLR #127-5895
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 9, 2003
Designated VLRSeptember 30, 2001[2]

The Battery Court Historic District is a national historic district located at Richmond, Virginia. The district encompasses 549 contributing buildings and 1 contributing site (Battery Park) located north of downtown Richmond and west of Barton Heights and Brookland Park. The primarily residential area developed starting in the early-20th century as one of the city's early “streetcar suburbs.” The buildings are in a variety of popular late-19th and early-20th century architectural styles including frame bungalows, American Foursquare, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival, and Mission Revival. Notable non-residential buildings include the Overbrook Presbyterian Church (now All Souls Presbyterian) and Battery Park Christian Church (now Mount Hermon Baptist).[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original on 2013-09-21. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. ^ Kimberly Merkel Chen; Mary Harding Sadler; Peter MacDearmon Witt & Jean McRae (June 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Battery Court Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2014-01-11. and Accompanying photo Archived 2012-09-27 at the Wayback Machine and Accompanying map Archived 2014-01-11 at the Wayback Machine