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Krise Building

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Identification

Krise Building
227177

Map

Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
applied masonry
light yellow
beaux-arts / historism
active heating (unspecified)
yes

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • The Krise Building was one of Lynchburg's earliest skyscrapers and was the tallest in the city when built.
  • The facade features an arched and rusticated base, a five-story shaft, and a top story with quoined windows separated by ornated cartouches.
  • The roof is defined by a deep cornices with doubled brackets and modillions.
  • This is a contributing structure as part of the Courthouse Hill/Downtown Historic District listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
  • Named after Philip Asa Krise, the Lynchburg businessman responsible for its construction at the turn of the 20th Century.

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Location

201-209 Ninth Street
827-829 Main Street
203 Ninth Street
24504
Lynchburg
Virginia
U.S.A.

Technical Data

75.00 ft
130.00 ft
43.00 ft
7
1904
1990
1

Features & Amenities

  • National landmark
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