City Market (Petersburg, Virginia)

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City Market
City Market (Petersburg, Virginia) is located in Virginia
City Market (Petersburg, Virginia)
Location Rock, W. Old and River Sts., and Cockade Alley, Petersburg, Virginia
Coordinates 37°14′0″N 77°24′18″W / 37.23333°N 77.40500°W / 37.23333; -77.40500Coordinates: 37°14′0″N 77°24′18″W / 37.23333°N 77.40500°W / 37.23333; -77.40500
Built 1878-1879
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Octagon Mode
Governing body Local: City of Petewrsburg
Part of Petersburg Old Town Historic District (#80004314)
NRHP Reference # 69000345[1]
VLR # 123-0050
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 11, 1969
Designated CP July 04, 1980
Designated VLR November 5, 1968[2]

City Market, also known as Farmers Market, is an historic public market located at 9 East Old Street in Petersburg, Virginia. It was built in 1878-1879, and is an octagonal brick building. It measures 93 feet in diameter and is surrounded by a large metal canopy supported on elaborate iron brackets.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.[1] It is located in the Petersburg Old Town Historic District.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (July 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: City Market" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo

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