Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District

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Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District
Chimborazo Museum VA NPS.jpg
Chimborazo Museum, August 2008
Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District is located in Virginia
Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District
Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District is located in the US
Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District
Location Roughly N 30th-N 39th St., Chimborazo,Meldon,Oakwood,E Broad,Briel,E Clay,E Leigh,M,E Marshall,N,O,and P, Richmond, Virginia
Coordinates 37°31′53″N 77°24′03″W / 37.53139°N 77.40083°W / 37.53139; -77.40083Coordinates: 37°31′53″N 77°24′03″W / 37.53139°N 77.40083°W / 37.53139; -77.40083
Area 434 acres (176 ha)
Built 1861
Architect Anderson, D. Wiley; et al.
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th and Early 20th Century American Movements
NRHP reference # 04001372[1]
VLR # 127-0821
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 18, 2005
Designated VLR September 8, 2004[2]

The Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District is a national historic district of 434 acres (176 ha) located in Richmond, Virginia. It includes 1,284 contributing buildings, three contributing structures, five contributing objects and four contributing sites. It includes work by architect D. Wiley Anderson. The predominantly residential area contains a significant collection of late-19th and early-20th century, brick and frame dwellings that display an eclectic mixture of Late Victorian, Queen Anne, and Colonial Revival styles.[3]

It was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register on September 8, 2004 and the National Register of Historic Places on March 18, 2005.[1] [4]


  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 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Kimberly Merkel Chen (September 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Oakwood–Chimborazo Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying photo
  4. ^ The records for Virginia have yet to be digitized by the National Park Service though the registration form is available through the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (National Register of Historic Places Registration Form).