Historic Architecture of the
Blacksburg Historic District

A Slide Talk Prepared for the Town of Blacksburg by

Gibson Worsham, Architect

Yellow Sulphur Springs
3145 Yellow Sulphur Road
Christiansburg, Virginia 24073

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Copyright 1997 by Gibson Worsham; used with permission.



The central commercial and residential portion of the town of Blacksburg included in the boundaries of the Blacksburg Historic District has recently been surveyed for the Town of Blacksburg and its Architectural Review Board, with funding through the town's participation in the Certified Local Government Program of the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. The survey was intended to complete the inventory and evaluation of the above-ground architectural resources in the district and to provide local government and other planning agencies with information that may be used to support the successful development of local preservation planning tools such as design guidelines, historic overlay zoning, and design review. The slide show concentrates chiefly on the newly surveyed properties in the district, but includes some photographs of other important structures.

Begin the Show

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