West End Historic District (Suffolk, Virginia)

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West End Historic District
West End District Suffolk 2016.jpg
Part of the district along Washington Street in 2016
West End Historic District (Suffolk, Virginia) is located in Virginia
West End Historic District (Suffolk, Virginia)
West End Historic District (Suffolk, Virginia) is located in the US
West End Historic District (Suffolk, Virginia)
Location Roughly bounded by Causey Ave., Seaboard Coast Lines RR tracks, Pender St., Wellons St., Linden Ave., and RR tracks; Roughly bounded by Wellons, Washington & Smith Sts., Suffolk, Virginia
Coordinates 36°43′44″N 76°35′37″W / 36.72889°N 76.59361°W / 36.72889; -76.59361Coordinates: 36°43′44″N 76°35′37″W / 36.72889°N 76.59361°W / 36.72889; -76.59361
Area 76.3 acres (30.9 ha)
Built c. 1865 (1865)
Architectural style Late Victorian, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne
NRHP reference # 03001433, 04001277 (Boundary Increase)[1]
VLR # 133-5040
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 16, 2004, November 27, 2004 (Boundary Increase)
Designated VLR September 10, 2003, September 8, 2004[2]

West End Historic District is a national historic district located at Suffolk, Virginia. The district encompasses 201 contributing buildings and 93 contributing structures in a primarily residential section of the city of Suffolk. The district includes buildings dating from the last decade of the 19th century through the first four decades of the 20th century in a variety of popular architectural styles including Queen Anne and Folk Victorian. The residences were developed to support the growing upper-, middle-, and working-class populations. Notable buildings include the J. C. Causey, Jr. House, Oxford United Methodist Church (1922), and West End Baptist Church (1938).[3][4]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2003, with a boundary increase in 2004.[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. ^ Jana Riggles and Laura V. Trieschmann, (April 2003). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: West End Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying four photos and Accompanying map
  4. ^ Ellen Turco (July 2004). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: West End Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources.