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For other uses, see Chamberlin (disambiguation).
Chamberlin Hotel
CHAMBERLIN HOTEL.jpg
The Chamberlin is located in Virginia
The Chamberlin
Location 2 Fenwick Rd., Fort Monroe, Hampton, Virginia
Coordinates 37°0′3″N 76°18′48″W / 37.00083°N 76.31333°W / 37.00083; -76.31333Coordinates: 37°0′3″N 76°18′48″W / 37.00083°N 76.31333°W / 37.00083; -76.31333
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1928 (1928)
Architect Wright, Marcellus E., Sr; Warren & Wetmore
Architectural style Beaux Arts
Governing body Private
Part of Fort Monroe Historic District [2] (#66000912)
NRHP Reference # 07000190[1]
VLR # 114-0114
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 21, 2007
Designated NHLDCP October 15, 1966
Designated VLR December 6, 2006[3]

The Chamberlin is a retirement community and historic hotel in Hampton, Virginia, overlooking Hampton Roads at Old Point Comfort. It was formerly known as the Chamberlin Hotel. The nine-story building sits on historic Fort Monroe and overlooks Fort Wool. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, it has been renovated from its former life as a hotel into a high-dollar luxury retirement community for people 55 or more.

The second floor has retained the hotel atmosphere while the rest of the floors have been renovated and turned into one- and two-bedroom apartments. A few apartments are used as guest quarters for visiting relatives of residents.

The current building was constructed in the 1920s and replaced an earlier hotel designed by Washington, D.C. architects John L. Smithmeyer and Paul J. Pelz and completed in 1896.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Section 1C Fort Monroe National Historic Landmark District". Fort Monroe Authority. Retrieved 28 July 2011.  See page 1C.3, stating that under the closure programmatic agreement, the entirety of the Fort boundary is considered contributing.
  3. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 

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