Houses on Delaware Avenue
|Location||Roughly bounded by the Lafayette River, Knitting Mill Creek, East Haven Creek, and 38th St. in Norfolk, Virginia|
|Area||202 acres (82 ha)|
|Architect||George Dillard et al.|
|Architectural style||Queen Anne, Colonial Revival, et al.|
|NRHP Reference #||02000532|
|Added to NRHP||May 22, 2002|
|Designated VLR||June 13, 2001|
Colonial Place is a residential neighborhood in Norfolk, Virginia. It is a peninsula bordered by 38th Street on the south, and surrounded on three sides by the Lafayette River. It is a relatively racially mixed area that includes mostly single family homes and a few apartment buildings. Many large homes front the water and Mayflower Road arches around the shore of the river.
The Colonial Place Historic District is a national historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002. It encompasses 1,090 contributing buildings and 4 contributing sites in a primarily residential section of Norfolk. It is a middle-class and upper middle-class residential neighborhood that largely developed during the period 1903-1941. The neighborhood includes notable examples of the Queen Anne and Colonial Revival styles. Notable buildings include the Richard W. Peatross House (1908), Taylor House (1908) and Stuart Elementary School.
- National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
- Laura V. Trieschmann and Jennifer J. Bunting (October 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Colonial Place Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo and Accompanying map Archived November 11, 2013, at the Wayback Machine.
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