Roanoke

US States / V-Z / Virginia / Roanoke
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Roanoke County is named for the Roanoke River which is named for the Native American word meaning “shell money”.

 

Independent City Created:  February 3, 1882

 

Courthouse – Roanoke

 

Location:  315 Church Avenue SW / 3rd Street SW

Built:  1980 – 1982

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Hayes, Seay, Mattern & Mattern

Contractor:  R E Lee & Sons, Incorporated

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story concrete and glass style structure. The south front has a large recessed glass wall which runs along the east side. A horizontal concrete band runs between the first and second stories. A wide horizontal concrete sections runs below the flat roof line.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Roanoke County 

E – Roanoke County 

S – Roanoke County 

W – Roanoke County 

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2013