Civic and Cultural Centers, Norfolk, Virginia, Planning Records, 1951-1956
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Brief Description: Records relating to the planning, design, and construction of a new downtown civic center (including a city hall, courts, a city jail, and administrative offices and buildings) and new cultural center (including various public buildings and spaces) in the area near the current Chrysler Museum. Included are planning reports, City Planning Commission records, city correspondence, and internal city memorandums and documents.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 002/RG 08/0000-003
Created by: Department of City Planning, Norfolk, Virginia
Volume: 6.0 Folders
Acquired: 11/24/2014.
Arrangement: Arranged in original order. These materials were originally housed in two black binders.
Biographical Note for Department of City Planning, Norfolk, Virginia : The Norfolk City Planning Department conducts urban and land use planning studies, controls zoning, oversees building permits and inspections, and conducts environmental studies and activities. The Department was formerly called the Department of City Planning and Zoning Ordinance.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
City planning--Virginia--Norfolk
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.). Department of City Planning
Urban renewal
Genres/Forms of Material
Government records
Plans (reports)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.
Acquisition Notes: Department of City Planning, Norfolk, Virginia, by transfer
PreferredCitation: Civic and Cultural Centers, Norfolk, Virginia, Planning Records, RG 08-0000-003, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.