City of Fairfax Historic District

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City of Fairfax Historic District
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Old Fairfax city hall
City of Fairfax Historic District is located in Fairfax
City of Fairfax Historic District
City of Fairfax Historic District is located in Northern Virginia
City of Fairfax Historic District
City of Fairfax Historic District is located in Virginia
City of Fairfax Historic District
City of Fairfax Historic District is located in the US
City of Fairfax Historic District
Location Jct. of VA 236 and VA 123, Fairfax, Virginia
Coordinates 38°50′46.54″N 77°18′23.75″W / 38.8462611°N 77.3065972°W / 38.8462611; -77.3065972Coordinates: 38°50′46.54″N 77°18′23.75″W / 38.8462611°N 77.3065972°W / 38.8462611; -77.3065972
Area 24 acres (9.7 ha)
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Late 19th and 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 87001432[1]
VLR # 151-0003
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 27, 1987
Designated VLR October 14, 1986[2]
Area of the Fairfax Historic District

The City of Fairfax Historic District is a national historic district located at Fairfax, Virginia. It encompasses 28 contributing buildings in the central business district of Fairfax. Notable buildings include the Old Town Hall, which was built in 1900; the Barbour Building; First National Bank of Fairfax; Ford Building; Marsh House; McHugh & Hoffman Building; Rust Building; and Truro Church. Located in the district are the separately listed Historic Fairfax County Courthouse, Old Fairfax County Jail, and Ratcliffe-Logan-Allison House.[3]:9

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]


References[edit]

  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. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: City of Fairfax Historic District" (PDF).  with accompanying map and photo