Roanoke Downtown Historic District

Roughly bounded by 3rd St., Norfolk Ave., Jefferson St., and Bullitt Ave., Roanoke, Virginia


Street Views 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 14, 2002
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Beaux Arts; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; et al.
Areas of significance
Architecture; Commerce; Politics/Government
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Meeting hall; Clubhouse; Civic; City hall; Courthouse; Post office; Religious structure
Current functions
Hotel; Business; Financial institution; Meeting hall; Clubhouse; Civic; City hall
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1882; 1884; 1888
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 101
Non-contributing buildings: 38
Non-contributing structures: 6
Non-contributing objects: 1


19th Century (37,866)
Beaux Arts (973)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1882 (439)
Built during 1880s (6,490)
Classical Revival (4,567)
District (10,520)
Have Street View (46,450)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,279)
Roanoke, Virginia (62)
Stone (26,160)
Virginia (3,636)

Update Log 

  • October 6, 2016: New Street View added by Michael Miller