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Downtown Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Boxley Building

National Register of Historic Places

 
 
Boxley Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
1. Boxley Building Marker
Inscription.  
The United States Department
of Interior
has placed this property on the
National Register
of
Historic Places

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 16.194′ N, 79° 56.43′ W. Marker is in Downtown Roanoke in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Jefferson Street and Luck Avenue Southeast, on the right when traveling north on South Jefferson Street. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the southwest corner of the subject building, facing South Jefferson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 416 South Jefferson Street, Roanoke VA 24011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Patrick Henry (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial National Bank Building (about 700 feet away); Frederick J. Kimball Memorial Fountain (about 700 feet away); Roanoke City Market (about 700 feet away); Roanoke (approx. 0.2 miles away); First National Bank (approx. 0.2 miles
Boxley Building Marker (<i>wide view • marker visible at southwest corner of building</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
2. Boxley Building Marker (wide view • marker visible at southwest corner of building)
away); North Jefferson Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Hotel Roanoke (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown Roanoke.
 
Regarding Boxley Building. National Register of Historic Places #84003587 (1984)
 
Also see . . .  Boxley Building (Wikipedia). The Boxley Building was built in 1922, and is an eight-story, granite and beige brick building. It consists of a granite base on the first story, a six-story brick shaft and an unusually fine top-story ornamented cornice with terra cotta panels and finely detailed copper cornice. It was built by William Wise Boxley (1861-1940), builder, developer, quarry owner, railroad contractor, and mayor of Roanoke. (Submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Boxley Building Plaque (<i>mounted at entrance near northwest corner of building</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
3. Boxley Building Plaque (mounted at entrance near northwest corner of building)
Boxley Building (<i>southwest corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
4. Boxley Building (southwest corner view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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