Monroe Ward

Also known as: Monroe Ward Historic District
Roughly Main and Cary St., and 3rd to Jefferson Sts., Richmond, Virginia


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on January 27, 2000
Reference number
Architectural styles
Federal; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Social History; Landscape Architecture; Literature; Engineering
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
B - Person; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Business; Multiple dwelling; Specialty store; Secondary structure; Professional; Restaurant
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Secondary structure; Business; Specialty store; Professional; Restaurant
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 68
Contributing structures: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 11


Brick (42,459)
Cast iron (375)
Charles Gillette (5)
Claudius Crozet (2)
District (10,307)
Ellen Glasgow (2)
Exotic Revival (7,379)
Federal (4,578)
Granite (5,090)
House (27,024)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Private owner (54,396)
Richmond, Virginia (213)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Virginia (3,560)