Carter Glass House

605 Clay St., Lynchburg, Virginia


Street View 


From 1907 to 1923, this was the residence of Carter Glass (1858-1946), one of the most influential shapers of U.S. financial policy in the first half of the 20th century. Glass served in the U.S. House of Representatives (1902-18), as Secretary of the Treasury (1918-20), and as U.S. Senator (1920-46). He authored the Glass-Owen Act (1913), which established the Federal Reserve System. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 8, 1976

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 8, 1976
Reference number
NR name
Glass, Carter, House
Areas of significance
Commerce; Economics; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure
Current function
Church related residence
Period of significance
Significant years
1907; 1923
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2


20th Century (29,076)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1907 (874)
Built during 1900s (9,441)
Carter Glass (2)
Have Street View (46,292)
House (27,645)
John Wills (2)
Lynchburg, Virginia (51)
National Historic Landmark (2,195)
Private owner (54,398)
Slate (5,715)
Stone (26,160)
Virginia (3,636)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2018: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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