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West Broad Street Industrial and Commercial Historic District

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Built  c. 1902 (1902)
NRHP Reference #  11000550
Area  16 ha
Architect  multiple
VLR #  127-6570
Added to NRHP  18 August 2011
West Broad Street Industrial and Commercial Historic District
Location  1800-2100 blocks of Broad & Marshall Sts., bounded by Allison & Allen Sts., Richmond, Virginia
Architectural style  Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, et al.

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The West Broad Street Industrial and Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Richmond, Virginia. The district encompasses 29 contributing buildings and 1 contributing object built between 1902 and the 1930s. The District is characterized by a variety of architectural styles, including large industrial vernacular buildings, standard post-1900 commercial storefronts, and a large Modern-style department store. The majority of the buildings are two-to-four stories in height and are composed of brick with stucco, stone and metal detailing. Notable buildings include Putney Shoe Factory (1910), C.F. Sauer Headquarters (1910), L.H. Jenkins Book Manufactory (1902), Virginia School Supply Company (1913), the Coca-Cola Bottling Plant (1925), and the former Sears department store (c. 1946). Located in the district is the separately listed Atlantic Motor Company.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2011.

References

West Broad Street Industrial and Commercial Historic District Wikipedia


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