Salem Avenue-Roanoke Automotive Commercial Historic District

Generally Salem Ave., Rorer Ave., Campbel Ave., bet. 3rd and 6th Sts., Roanoke, Virginia


Street Views 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on August 8, 2007
Reference number
NR name
Salem Avenue--Roanoke Automotive Commercial Historic District
Architectural styles
American Movement: Early Commercial; Modern Movement: Art Deco
Areas of significance
Commerce; Industry; Community Planning and Development
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Specialty store; Fire station; Manufacturing facility; Multiple dwelling; Department store; Restaurant
Current functions
Specialty store; Department store; Restaurant; Fire station
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1925-1949; 1950-1974
Significant years
1909; 1919
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 48
Non-contributing buildings: 4


20th Century (29,076)
American Movement (6,254)
Art Deco (1,246)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1909 (940)
Built during 1900s (9,445)
District (10,519)
Early Commercial (952)
Have Street View (46,447)
Modern Movement (2,576)
Private owner (54,398)
Roanoke, Virginia (62)
Virginia (3,636)

Update Log 

  • October 7, 2016: New Street View added by Michael Miller
  • October 6, 2016: Updated by Michael Miller: Added "GPS Coordinates" and Added "Street View"

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