Fifth and Main Downtown Historic District

400-500 Blks E. Franklin St., 400-600 blks E. Main St., 00 blks N 4th, 5th and 6th Sts., 00 blk S 5th 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 August 30, 2006
Reference number
Architectural styles
Federal; Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; et al.
Areas of significance
Architecture; Community Planning and Development
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Business; Specialty store; Religious structure
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Hotel; Business; Professional; Specialty store; Religious structure
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 30
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 4


Brick (42,459)
District (10,308)
Exotic Revival (7,379)
Federal (4,578)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Minard, Lafever (1)
Richmond, Virginia (213)
Slate (5,715)
Virginia (3,560)