Tobacco District Rehabilitation Project, Danville, Danville, VA
For other photos of workers' housing, see HABS VA-1036 & HABS VA-1037.
This GPO publication is included in the field records: Rehabilitation, Danville 1978: A Strategy for Building Reuse and Neighborhood Conservation (Washington, DC): U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Heritage Conservation and Recreation Service, Historic American Engineering Record, 1979). It includes illustrations of multiple commercial and residential structures.
Significance: The Tobacco District, near the center of the city of Danville, Virginia, is composed of handsome, under-utilized tobacco warehouses and declining mill-workers residences. It is adjacent to the central business district of the city, and is representative of the industrial development of the post Civil War South. The geographic point of origin for the city is within the Tobacco District, at the fall line of the Dan River.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-10; ADE-31
Survey number: HAER VA-31
Building/structure dates: ca. 1870- ca. 1930 Initial Construction