United States Post Office and Courthouse (Big Stone Gap, Virginia)
U.S. Post Office and Courthouse
C. Bascom Slemp Federal Building
|Location||322 Wood Ave. E.
Big Stone Gap, Virginia
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architect||James Knox Taylor|
|Architectural style||Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Second Renaissance Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||75002043|
|Added to NRHP||December 23, 1975|
|Designated VLR||October 21, 1975|
The C. Bascom Slemp Federal Building, also known as the Big Stone Gap Post Office and U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, is a historic courthouse and post office building located in Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia. It was designed by the Office of the Supervising Architect under James Knox Taylor and built between 1911 and 1913. It is a three-story, seven bay, stone building with a low hipped roof in the Second Renaissance Revival style. The front facade features a three bay Tuscan order portico consisting of four pairs of coupled, unfluted columns. The building is named for Congressman C. Bascom Slemp.
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- Address based on USPS website. Accessed April 12, 2016.
- "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
- Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (September 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: U.S. Post Office and Courthouse" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo
- "The federal courthouse in Big Stone Gap, Va., could close," Tricities.com, James Shea, March 28, 2012, Dec 20, 2012.
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