Attractions Virginia Beach Architecture: Famous Landmarks and Buildings

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Virginia Beach skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Virginia Beach architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Virginia Beach are included on this list. Information about these Virginia Beach 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 Virginia Beach and older historic landmarks.

List features buildings like William H. Trusty House and Bruton Parish Church.

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

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

Francis Land House

The Francis Land House, or Rose Hall, is a historic brick house in located within the Rose Hall District near Princess Anne Plaza in Virginia Beach, Virginia. It was the plantation home of the prominent Land family, a founding family of Princess Anne County, Virginia. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA


Keeling House

The Adam Keeling House is a historic house in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA. The house was likely built at some point after 1680. It is the second oldest surviving house in Virginia Beach. Situated on Adam Keeling Road in Great Neck Point on the Lynnhaven River, The Keeling House is known for decorative glazed headers and a center hall design, which is common in Tidewater Virginia British colonial architecture. When built, the house was in rural Princess Anne County, but today the house sits in the middle of a suburban neighborhood. The house is privately owned, though it can be seen from the street. It is reputed to be the oldest continuously occupied house in Virginia. A cemetery of family ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Style: American Colonial


Old Donation Church

Old Donation Church is the third Lynnhaven Parish Church and is the oldest Episcopal Church in Virginia Beach. Records show that the parish’s first church services were held in 1637 in the home of Adam Thoroughgood. The first church building was constructed on Mr. Thoroughgood’s land in 1639 on the location later known as “Church Point.” The vestry, or governing body of the church, was established in 1640. By 1691 the church building had begun to deteriorate and the land around the church was slowly being eroded by the Lynnhaven River. The vestry approved the building of a new church on two acres of land purchased from Ebenezer Taylor. The second Lynnhaven Parish Church was completed in ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA


Pembroke Manor

Pembroke Manor is a historic home located at Virginia Beach, Virginia. It was built in 1764, and is a two-story, five bay, Georgian style brick dwelling. It is topped by a shallow hipped roof. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970. ...more on Wikipedia

City/Town: Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA

Style: Georgian