Ghent Historic District

Roughly bounded by Olney Rd., Virginia Beach Blvd.,Smith's Creek, and Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, 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 4, 1980
Reference number
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival; Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Tudor Revival; Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Community Planning and Development; Landscape Architecture; Art; Engineering; Transportation; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 184
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 1


Brick (42,464)
Colonial Revival (5,251)
District (10,553)
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival (16,279)
Norfolk, Virginia (60)
Queen Anne (5,135)
Stone (26,167)
Tudor Revival (1,412)
Victorian (19,703)
Virginia (3,637)

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