Staunton’s Lost Architecture

Shannon Hill/College Park

WHAT WAS IT? Our Lady of Angels Monastery. Used as a seminary for training priests. It had 80 rooms on 12.5 areas.
HOW OLD WAS IT? Dedicated in September 1945.
DEMOLITION? After 1970.
WHAT’S THERE NOW? Housing Development.


Train Depot

 

HOW OLD IS IT? Designed by Francis E. Baldwin and erected in 1883. Photo was taken in the 1890’s.
WHAT WAS IT? Built for the B&O Valley Railroad Line.
WHAT’S THERE TODAY? Route 220 passes under the arch where Richmond Road turns in front of The Villages.
DEMOLTION:  Station line was abandoned.


2-4 West Beverley Street

(map)

DATE OF CONSTRUCTION: 1877-1884

BUSINESS HISTORY: (1886) bank. Remodeled by TJ Collins & Son.

DEMOLITION DATE: June 1981

WHAT’S THERE NOW? Sun Trust Bank

 


19 West Johnson Street

Steele’s Tavern

DATE OF CONSTRUCTION:  1904

BUSINESS HISTORY:  Originally built as a saloon.  (1914) barber shop. (1921) auto sales. (1929) restaurant/saloon.

DEMOLITION DATE: 1986

PHOTO:  HSF Archives


Hogshead Building

32-38 NORTH CENTRAL AVENUE (formerly known as Water Street)

 

DATE OF CONSTRUCTION:

BUSINESS HISTORY:  Original site of the city market. (1884-1914) Black public school. (1915) addition built. (1921-1929) used as an office and store.  At some point an Elks Lodge, and a bowling alley.

DEMOLITION DATE: 1982

PHOTO:  HSF Archives