Buena Vista Downtown Historic District

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Buena Vista Downtown Historic District
Buena Vista Downtown Historic District Nov 12.jpg
Buena Vista Downtown Historic District, November 2012
Buena Vista Downtown Historic District is located in Virginia
Buena Vista Downtown Historic District
Buena Vista Downtown Historic District is located in the United States
Buena Vista Downtown Historic District
Location2000 & 2100 blocks of Magnolia Ave. and adjacent blocks, Buena Vista, Virginia
Coordinates36°42′52″N 80°38′52″W / 36.71444°N 80.64778°W / 36.71444; -80.64778Coordinates: 36°42′52″N 80°38′52″W / 36.71444°N 80.64778°W / 36.71444; -80.64778
Area10 acres (4.0 ha)
Built1889 (1889)
ArchitectWetmore, James A.
Architectural styleSecond Empire, Classical Revival
NRHP reference #09000792[2]
VLR #103-5055
Significant dates
Added to NRHPSeptember 30, 2009
Designated VLRJune 18, 2009[1]

Buena Vista Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Buena Vista, Virginia. The district encompasses 38 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure in the central business district of Buena Vista. The buildings are primarily one- and two-story masonry structures, with the earliest built in 1889-1890. Notable buildings include the Buena Vista Post Office (1930), Buena Vista War Memorial Building (1954), Peoples Bank of Buena Vista (1907), Dickinson Building (c. 1907), Royer's Restaurant (c. 1940), the Advocate Building (1889), Buena Vista Masonic Building (c. 1910), and the Valley Steam Laundry Building (c. 1905). The Buena Vista Company Building (1890) is separately listed as the Old Courthouse.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  2. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  3. ^ J. Daniel Pezzoni (March 2009). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Buena Vista Downtown Historic District" (PDF). and Accompanying four photos