Grace Street Commercial Historic District

Roughly bounded by Adams, Broad, 8th and Franklin Sts., 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 July 13, 1998
Reference number
Architectural styles
American Movement: Chicago; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Mission/Spanish Revival
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; A - Event
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Theater; Business; Financial institution; Department store; Specialty store
Current functions
Post office; Religious structure; Theater; Business; Financial institution; Specialty store
Periods of significance
1925-1949; 1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1825-1849; 1800-1824
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 74
Non-contributing buildings: 15


American Movement (6,254)
Brick (42,458)
Bronze (432)
Chicago (382)
Classical Revival (4,520)
District (10,262)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,281)
Limestone (8,192)
Mission/Spanish Revival (1,385)
Richmond, Virginia (212)
Terra cotta (3,922)
Virginia (3,554)