City Market (Petersburg, Virginia)

City Market
Location Rock, W. Old and River Sts., and Cockade Alley, Petersburg, Virginia
Coordinates 37°14′0″N 77°24′18″W / 37.23333°N 77.40500°W / 37.23333; -77.40500Coordinates: 37°14′0″N 77°24′18″W / 37.23333°N 77.40500°W / 37.23333; -77.40500
Built 1878-1879
Architect Unknown
Architectural style Octagon Mode
Part of Petersburg Old Town Historic District (#80004314)
NRHP Reference # 69000345[1]
VLR # 123-0050
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 11, 1969
Designated CP July 04, 1980
Designated VLR November 5, 1968[2]

City Market, also known as Farmers Market, is an historic public market located at 9 East Old Street in Petersburg, Virginia. It was built in 1878-1879, and is an octagonal brick building. It measures 93 feet in diameter and is surrounded by a large metal canopy supported on elaborate iron brackets.[3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.[1] It is located in the Petersburg Old Town Historic District.


  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2008-04-15). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013.
  3. Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Staff (July 2005). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: City Market" (PDF). Virginia Department of Historic Resources. and Accompanying photo

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