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Buena Vista Downtown Historic District

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Architect  Wetmore, James A.
VLR #  103-5055
Area  4 ha
Added to NRHP  30 September 2009
NRHP Reference #  09000792
Designated VLR  June 18, 2009
Year built  1889
Buena Vista Downtown Historic District
Location  2000 & 2100 blocks of Magnolia Ave. and adjacent blocks, Buena Vista, Virginia
Architectural style  Second Empire, Classical Revival

Buena Vista Downtown Historic District is a national historic district located at Buena Vista, Virginia. The district encompasses 38 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure in the central business district of Buena Vista. The buildings are primarily one- and two-story masonry structures, with the earliest built in 1889-1890. Notable buildings include the Buena Vista Post Office (1930), Buena Vista War Memorial Building (1954), Peoples Bank of Buena Vista (1907), Dickinson Building (c. 1907), Royer’s Restaurant (c. 1940), the Advocate Building (1889), Buena Vista Masonic Building (c. 1910), and the Valley Steam Laundry Building (c. 1905). The Buena Vista Company Building (1890) is separately listed as the Old Courthouse.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.


Buena Vista Downtown Historic District Wikipedia

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