Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District

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Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District.jpg
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District, June 2010
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District is located in Virginia
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District is located in the US
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District
Location 88 and 108 Jefferson St. NW, and 209 Shenandoah Ave., Roanoke, Virginia
Coordinates 37°16′23″N 79°56′31″W / 37.27306°N 79.94194°W / 37.27306; -79.94194Coordinates: 37°16′23″N 79°56′31″W / 37.27306°N 79.94194°W / 37.27306; -79.94194
Area 4.9 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1896 (1896), 1903, 1931, 1905, 1949
Architect Loewy, Raymond; et al.
Architectural style Classical Revival, Art Deco, Moderne
NRHP Reference # 99000076[1]
VLR # 128-5432
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 27, 1999
Designated VLR September 14, 1998[2]

Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District is a national historic district located at Roanoke, Virginia. It encompasses three contributing buildings constructed by the Norfolk and Western Railway. They are the Neoclassical Revival style General Office Building-South (1896, 1903); the Art Deco period General Office Building-North (1931); and the Moderne style Passenger Station (1905, 1949). The Passenger Station was renovated by noted architect Raymond Loewy in 1949.[3] The Passenger Station is occupied by the O. Winston Link Museum.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[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. ^ Douglas J. Harnesberger and Nancy Kraus (July 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying two photos and Accompanying map