Attractions List of Famous Charlottesville Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Charlottesville skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Charlottesville architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Charlottesville are included on this list. Information about these Charlottesville buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Charlottesville and older historic landmarks.

This list includes Monticello, Stonefield and more buildings.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Charlottesville?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Charlottesville. Famous architectural houses within the city of Charlottesville are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.

Anderson Brothers Building, also known as Anderson Brothers Book Store, is a historic commercial building located at Charlottesville, Virginia. The original section was built in 1848, and expanded to its present size in 1890-1891. It is a three-story, seven bay Late Victorian style building. It is constructed of brick and has a metal clad facade. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. It is located in the Rugby Road-University Corner Historic District. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Style: Victorian architecture

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Armstrong Knitting Factory


Armstrong Knitting Factory is a historic factory building located at Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built in 1889, and is a two-story, 11 bay, rectangular brick building with a low hipped roof. It has a central entrance tower with a mansard roof in the Second Empire style. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Style: Second Empire

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Barringer Mansion


Barringer Mansion is a historic home located at Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built in 1894, and is a two-story, Queen Anne style brick dwelling. It features an elaborate turret with garland frieze adorning the cornice, three different styles of windows, and Jacobean chimneys. It was the home of Paul Brandon Barringer, noted physician, scientist, executive, and publisher who became the sixth president of Virginia Tech. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Style: Queen Anne Style architecture (Great Britain & Australia)

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Belmont


Belmont, also known as the Ficklin Mansion, is a historic home located at Charlottesville, Virginia. It was built about 1820 for John Winn by Jefferson brick mason John Jordan. Originally it had a center pavilion with lower symmetrical side wings but a second story was added to the wings by John Winn's son Benjamin Bannister Winn about 1840. It is a brick dwelling showing both Greek Revival and Federal details as it was built during the transition between the two styles. It features pedimented portico supported by four square paneled columns resting on a raised brick base. The 551-acre estate was sold at auction to Slaughter Ficklin in 1847 and he renamed it Belmont from the original ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Style: Georgian