Hotel Roanoke

Hotel Roanoke (HM9PS)

Location: Roanoke, VA 24016
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 16.482', W 79° 56.28'

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The Hotel Roanoke was built in 1892 by the Norfolk and Western Railroad. Over the next century, despite fire and depression, it became the city's social center. The Tudor Revival building became a beloved landmark for thousands of visitors. Its original 34 rooms had grown to 384 rooms when, in 1989, the N&W donated it to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. After a major renovation and the addition of a conference center, it reopened in 1995. The Hotel Roanoke was listed on the Virginia Landmarks Register in 1995 and the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.
HM NumberHM9PS
Marker NumberK-98b
Year Placed1996
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:05am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 594153 N 4125874
Decimal Degrees37.27470000, -79.93800000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.482', W 79° 56.28'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 28.92" N, 79° 56' 16.80" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 15-99 Commonwealth Ave NE, Roanoke VA 24016, US
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