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East End Historical District

Bradford and East at Kanawha, Charleston, WV
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Great place to live, beautiful place to wander

I live here so I may have a bit of bias, but it is a friendly neighborhood. Even if you don't live... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
ibelonginmexico
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Charleston, West Virginia
nice but it is not a must

The area has many nice historic homes. but you can also see similar area in other places in US... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
lanniandeisi
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1983, this area remains charmingly well-preserved. Most of the buildings here were constructed between 1895-1925, and styles range from Greek Revival and Queen Anne to Colonial, Georgian and Italianate. Bounded by Bradford and Quarrier Streets, East Avenue and Kanawha Blvd, the East End is an excellent neighborhood for a leisurely afternoon stroll.
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5 weeks ago
“Great place to live, beautiful place to wander”
13 May 2016
“nice but it is not a must”
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Bradford and East at Kanawha, Charleston, WV
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I live here so I may have a bit of bias, but it is a friendly neighborhood. Even if you don't live here it s a beautiful place to just walk around and look at houses and gardens. It is especially beautiful in the spring....More

1  Thank ibelonginmexico
Reviewed 14 May 2016

The area has many nice historic homes. but you can also see similar area in other places in US. Nice to drive through but no need to spend too long time here

1  Thank lanniandeisi
Reviewed 22 February 2016

I love to drive through and look at the beautiful and graceful homes in the East End. It's a lovely walk in nice weather and the streets have many people out to enjoy fresh air.

1  Thank flt587
Reviewed 14 November 2015 via mobile

This street block is a mixture of restored century old homes and some that were in poor shape. I especially loved the huge stone church. I thought it was just beautiful and elegant.

2  Thank MrEdnWilbur
Reviewed 13 August 2015

We enjoyed driving the historical district and seeing the unique architecture of the homes. I was amazed at how most of the homes do not sit perpendicular to the street, but are at an angle. Most seemed well kept with lots of for sale signs...More

2  Thank TimW43
Reviewed 29 April 2015

If you're in town it's worth the time. We've traveled extensively and used to live in a town that is on the National Historic register so, while this area is pretty we've seen similarly pretty neighborhoods. Walk or drive it.

1  Thank SusanEMR
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Century+ old goodness abounds. Many well maintained or lovingly restored with gardens, landscape accents, stained glass and the like. Walk the long block of Lee street and go over and back Virginia Street, or vice-versa, and note all the house styles. End your journey with...More

6  Thank mcgervey
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Was really nice you must go drive around. The churches are beautiful.a lots of old mansions ,really old buildings.

2  Thank Sheila N
Reviewed 16 April 2014

There's Taste of India (which features an excellent lunch buffet for around $10), Bluegrass Kitchen (features a variety of homemade fresh cuisine - although they often run out of menu items), Tricky Fish (urban "beach bar"), and more. There's even a record shop that has...More

3  Thank Joseph K
Reviewed 10 January 2014

old matronly homes coupled with 100 year old apartment houses, this is a historic district not to be missed. the apartment houses are small, many with sleeping porches, windows in the bathroom and kitchens, i saw an old clothing line from the second story house,...More

2  Thank claudia r
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