Roundhill, Roanoke, Virginia

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Roundhill is a Roanoke, Virginia neighborhood located in northwest Roanoke. It borders the neighborhoods of Airport on the north, Williamson Road on the south, Preston Park on the east, and Fairland, Melrose-Rugby and Washington Park on the west opposite Interstate 581.[1]

History[edit]

Annexed from Roanoke County in 1949,[2] much of the residential development within the neighborhood reflects that of typical suburban development following World War Two.[3] Today the neighborhood is the location of Huff Lane Elementary School, Roundhill Elementary School and Huff Lane Park.[1] Additionally, the area has developed into a regional shopping destination with the opening of Valley View Mall in 1985.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Explore Roanoke Neighborhood Map: Roundhill". City of Roanoke Department of Neighborhoods. Retrieved 2008-05-05. 
  2. ^ Kagey, Deedie (1988). "Annexations Continue". When Past Is Prologue: A History of Roanoke County (1st ed.). Roanoke, VA: Roanoke County Sesquicentennial Committee. p. 547. 
  3. ^ a b "Williamson Road Area Plan: Community Design" (PDF). City of Roanoke Planning Division. Retrieved 2008-05-05. 

External links[edit]

Williamson Road Area Plan which includes the Roundhill neighborhood