Penrose Historic District

Roughly bounded by Arlington Blvd., S. Courthouse Rd., S. Fillmore St., S. Barton St. S, and Columbia Pike, Arlington, Virginia


Street View 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 15, 2004
Reference number
Architectural styles
Victorian; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development; Ethnic Heritage - Black
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Religious structure; Outdoor recreation; Rail-related; Multiple dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Secondary structure; Religious structure; Outdoor recreation
Periods of significance
1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant year
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 486
Contributing sites: 2
Contributing objects: 2
Non-contributing buildings: 191
Non-contributing structures: 13

Update Log 

  • January 18, 2016: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "GPS Coordinates" and Added "Street View"