Manchester Residential and Commercial Historic District

Roughly bounded by 9th St., McDonough St., Cowardin Ave., and Stockton St., 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 May 16, 2002
Reference number
Architectural styles
Georgian; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Education; Entertainment/Recreation; Politics/Government; Religion
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Business; Meeting hall; Post office; School; Religious structure; Theater
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Meeting hall; Correctional facility; Religious structure; Theater; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1750-1799; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1797; 1871; 1874
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 217
Non-contributing buildings: 31


18th Century (4,611)
Allen J. Saville (1)
Brick (42,459)
Built 1797 (67)
Built during 1790s (1,193)
District (10,314)
Exotic Revival (7,380)
Georgian (1,427)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Richmond, Virginia (213)
Slate (5,715)
Virginia (3,564)