Lower Basin Historic District

700--1300 blks. of Jefferson St., 600--1300 blks. of Commerce St., and 1200--1300 Blks. of Main St., Lynchburg, Virginia


Street Views 

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 24, 1987
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival; Victorian: Italianate; Victorian: Romanesque
Areas of significance
Industry; Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Manufacturing facility; Specialty store; Warehouse; Business
Current functions
Business; Specialty store; Manufacturing facility; Warehouse
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 60
Contributing structures: 3
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 13
Non-contributing structures: 12


B.H. Davis (2)
Brick (42,462)
District (10,504)
Have Street View (46,109)
Italianate (5,113)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,279)
Lynchburg, Virginia (51)
Private owner (54,398)
Romanesque (2,722)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,698)
Virginia (3,633)

Update Log 

  • January 30, 2018: New Street View added by Michael Miller