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Charlottesville

Charlottesville is named for Queen Charlotte of Great Britain.

 

Surrounding County Courthouses: 

N – Albemarle County

E – Albemarle County

S – Albemarle County

W – Albemarle County

Independent City                                   State map highlighting Charlottesville

Created:  1888

 

Courthouse – Charlottesville

 

Location:  350 Parker Street / East High Street

Built:  1851 – 1852

Style:  Greek Revival

Architect:  Robert Mills or George Wilson Spooner Jr.

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick structure. The building is located in the center of Charlottesville.on the east side of the County Courthouse. The building houses the City of Charlottesville Circuit Court of the 16th Judicial Circuit. The building is known as the Levy Opera House and Old City Hall. 

 

Old Courthouse – Charlottesville

 

Location:  315 High Street / 4th Street NE

Built:  Unknown

Style:  Modern Greek Revival

Architect:  Unknown

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces southand is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Charlottesville on the north side if the County Courthouse. The south front has ha portico with three arches and recessed entrance. The roof is hipped.

 

See:  The 16th Judicial Circuit includes Albemarle CountyCulpeper County,  Fluvanna CountyGoochland County, Greene County, Louisa County, Madison County and Orange County.

 

 

City Hall – Charlottesville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photos taken 2013