Downtown Hopewell Historic District is a national historic district located in Hopewell, Virginia. The district encompasses 38 contributing buildings in the central business district of Hopewell. The district primarily includes masonry buildings, largely built after a devastating fire in 1915. The scale is low with most buildings only two stories in height with decorative brick cornices and Art Deco features. Notable buildings include the Wells Building, Larkin Building (1916), Randolph Hotel (1927), former National Bank of Hopewell (1916), D. L. Elder Bank (1929), and First Federal Savings and Loan building (1951). Located in the district and separately listed are the Hopewell Municipal Building and Beacon Theatre.
The Historic District is currently being revitalized and includes a rehabbed 1920's vaudeville Theatre that now showcases national music acts. Located along the confluence of the James and Appomattox River, downtown Hopewell offers unique riverfront dining, shopping, and entertainment options in a walk-able quaint neighborhood.
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Last Updated: 10/10/2018