Bluefield Downtown Commercial Historic District

Roughly bounded by Princeton Ave., Scott, High, and Russell Sts., Bluefield, West Virginia


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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 18, 1987
Reference number
Architectural styles
Modern Movement: Moderne; Victorian: Renaissance; Modern Movement: Art Deco
Areas of significance
Commerce; Politics/Government; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Courthouse; Business
Current functions
Business; Courthouse
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Significant years
1889; 1935
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 73
Non-contributing buildings: 13


19th Century (37,705)
Alex B. Mahood (7)
Art Deco (1,234)
Bluefield, West Virginia (8)
Brick (42,462)
Built 1889 (690)
Built during 1880s (6,466)
District (10,443)
Have Street View (44,835)
Limestone (8,192)
Mercer County, West Virginia (38)
Modern Movement (2,567)
Moderne (731)
Renaissance (1,332)
Stone (26,160)
Victorian (19,697)
West Virginia (1,920)

Update Log 

  • January 7, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • January 6, 2015: New Street View added by Michael Miller