Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District

Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District is a national historic district located at Roanoke, Virginia. It encompasses three contributing buildings constructed by the Norfolk and Western Railway. They are the Neoclassical Revival style General Office Building-South (1896, 1903); the Art Deco period General Office Building-North (1931); and the Moderne style Passenger Station (1905, 1949). The Passenger Station was renovated by architect Raymond Loewy in 1949.[3] The Passenger Station is occupied by the O. Winston Link Museum.

Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District
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Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District, June 2010
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District is located in Virginia
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District is located in the United States
Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District
Location88 and 108 Jefferson St. NW, and 209 Shenandoah Ave., Roanoke, Virginia
Coordinates37°16′23″N 79°56′31″W / 37.27306°N 79.94194°W / 37.27306; -79.94194Coordinates: 37°16′23″N 79°56′31″W / 37.27306°N 79.94194°W / 37.27306; -79.94194
Area4.9 acres (2.0 ha)
Built1896 (1896), 1903, 1931, 1905, 1949
ArchitectLoewy, Raymond; et al.
Architectural styleClassical Revival, Art Deco, Moderne
NRHP reference No.99000076[1]
VLR No.128-5432
Significant dates
Added to NRHPJanuary 27, 1999
Designated VLRSeptember 14, 1998[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. ^ Douglas J. Harnesberger and Nancy Kraus (July 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Norfolk and Western Railway Company Historic District" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying two photos and Accompanying map Archived 2012-09-27 at the Wayback Machine