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Early Building Permits (MS040)

 Collection
Identifier: MS040
This collection contains building permits from the early 1890s to the 1940s. The permits specify the modification to be constructed, the cost, the builder, and frequently an architectural sketch or drawing of the proposed change.

Dates

  • 1892-1940

Creator

Extent

4.59 Linear Feet (11 boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Building permits were first issued in the city of Alexandria in 1891 by the city engineer's office.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of John Stevens and the Alexandria Archaeology Society.
Title
Early Building Permits Finding Aid
Status
in_progress
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Local History and Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Library Repository

Contact:
717 Queen Street
Alexandria VA 22314 United States
703-746-1791