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City Planning - Insurance.pdf
Application submitted to the Virginia Insurance Rating Bureau by the City of Roanoke for coverage of city owned properties.

IRB153 Coyner Springs.jpg
A two and one story part basement building of brick and frame construction with composition shingled roofm concrete floors with tile and wood surfacing, plastered interior finish,electric lighting, low pressure steam heat. Built in 1939 and in…

IRB152 Detention Home.jpg
This is a three story and basement and part two story and basement brick building of fire resistive construction with a roof of composition on concrete slab, concrete floors throughout. One open stairs from basement to third floor. Electric…

IRB133 Almshouse.jpg
"A two story and part basement brick building of fire resistive construction, roof of composition on concrete slab, concrete floors, plastered interior finish, electric lighting, low pressure steam heat. Approximately 25 years old and in good…

IRB128 Gainsboro.jpg
One story and part basement brick building, wood joisted roof covered with slate. Interior; joisted floor, oak wearing surfaces, close plastered sidewalls, ceilings metal lath and plaster. Basement partly finished with concrete floor. Electric…

IRB126 Raleigh Court.jpg
"One story brick building, wood joisted roof covered with slate. Interior; floor of concrete with mastic tile wearing surfaces, close plastered sidewalls, metal lath and plastered beam ceiling. Electric lighting, stoker-fired low pressure steam…

IRB125 Main Library.jpg
"A two story and basement brick building with stucco finish, metal roof, wood floors, except basement, which is brick, plastered interior finish, electric lights, low pressure steam heat. Approximately 125 years old. Occupancy: Basement - Heating…

IRB122 CC Filter Plant.jpg
One and two story building with basement. The modern fire resistive building was completed in 1947. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $227K.

IRB119 Tenant Dwelling.jpg
A one and a half story building of frame construction, composition roof, wood floors, plastered interior finish, electric lighting, stove heat. Building approximately 40 years old and in fair condition. Small frame outbuilding on premises. Valuation:…

IRB118 Tenant Dwelling.jpg
A two and one story frame dwelling, metal roof, wood floors, plastered interior finish, electric lighting. Approximately 40 years old in fair condition. A small frame outbuilding also located on premises. Valuation: The sound value of this building…

IRB115 Caretakers Dwelling.jpg
A one story and basement building of log and stone construction, composition roof, wood boards and earth floors, open interior finish, electric lighting, stove heat. Built in 1930 and in excellent condition. Valuation: The sound value of this…

IRB110 Dwelling.jpg
A two and one story frame building, composition roof, plastered interior finish, wood floors, stove heat. Building in fair condition. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $4K.

IRB104 Dwelling 2.jpg
A one story and basement building, frame construction, metal roof, plastered interior finish, wood floors, concrete basement, electric lighting, steam heat. Building in good condition. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately…

IRB102 Dwelling 1.jpg
A two story and basement building of frame construction, composition shingle roofm plastered interior finish, wood floors on first and second, concrete basement, steam heat and electric lighting. Excellent condition. Valuation: The sound value of…

IRB97 Pump Station.jpg
A one story brick building, composition roof, open interior finish, concrete and wood floors, electric lighting; fire resistive addition. Building in good condition. Occupancy: Steam reciprocating pumps and boilers. Valuation: The sound value of…

IRB94 Meter Shop.jpg
A three story brick building with a metal roof, wood floors with the exception of first floor which is concrete, wood lath and plaster interior finish, electric lighting, stove heat. Approximately 50 years old and in poor condition. The building is…

IRB93 General Office.jpg
A two story brick building with composition roof, first floor is concrete and second floor wood boards, plastered interior finish, electric lights, hot water heat (heating equipment cut off in fireproof room). Approximately fifty years old in good…

IRB85 Shelter House.jpg
A one story and basement frame, approved roof building, with wood floor. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $4K.

IRB83 Keepsers Dwelling.jpg
A two story brick building with frame addition and approved roof, wood floors, plastered interior finish, stove heat and electric lighting. Building in fair condition. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $3.5K.

IRB75 Keepers Dwelling.jpg
A one and a half story part basement building of frame construction with metal roof, wood floors, plastered interior finish, electric lighting and stove heat. About 150 years old. Valuation: The salvage value of this building is approximately $3K.

IRB66 Buena Vista.jpg
A two story and part basement brick building with metal roof, wood floors, plastered interior finish, three stairs first to second floor, one stairs basement to first floor. Electric lighting and low pressure steam heat. About 100 years old and in…

IRB65 Tenant Dwelling.jpg
A one story frame stuccoed building with concrete shingle roof, wood floors, plastered interior finish, electric lighting, stove heat. Building in good condition. Valuation: The sound valuation of this building is approximately $2.4K

IRB53 Bandstand .jpg
A one storage octagonal shaped open pavilion with wood shingle roof, wood floors. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $500.

IRB52 Gish House .jpg
A two story frame clapboard building with composition shingle roof, wood floors with exception of basement which is concrete, plastered interior finish with exception of basement which is open finish, one stairs basement to first floor and one stairs…

IRB51 Bandstand.jpg
A one story octagonal shaped open pavilion with wood shingle roof, wood floors. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $4500.

IRB49 Elmwood Club Rooms .jpg
A two story building of brick and stone stuccoed construction with composition shingle roof, wood board floors, plastered interior finish, electric lights, coal-fired Arcola heat. Approximately 50 years old and in good condition. Valuation: The…

IRB48 Caretakers Dwelling .jpg
A one story frame, approved roof dwelling, electric lighting, stove heat; no basement and in fair repair. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $3K.

IRB47 Rockledge .jpg
A large two story and basement building, frame clapboard and wood shingle construction, wood shingle roof, board floors, wood board interior finish, electric lighting, heat from stoves and fireplaces; in poor condition. Occupancy: First floor - dance…

IRB46 Fire Station 10 .jpg
This is a one-two story and part basement of brick veneer, frame and cinder block, ordinary joisted construction with approved roof. Part of first floor concrete, stove heat; indifferent repair. Occupancy: 1617 - Life Saving Station. 1619-21 - Fire…

IRB45 Fire Station 9.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building of semi-fire resistive construction with composition roof on a concrete slab; Plastered interior finish with exception of basement which is open; concrete basement, terrazzo first floor, wood…

IRB44 Fire Station 8.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building of semi-fire resistive construction with slate roof, open interior finish with exception of second floor which is plaster, concrete floors - wood surface on second floor. One stairs basement to…

IRB43 Fire Station 7.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building of semi-fire resistive construction with composition shingled roof on wood boards over concrete slab, open interior finish with exception of second floor which is plastered, concrete floors. One…

IRB42 Fire Station 6.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building with slate roof. First floor, open interior finish with metal ceiling; second floor, plaster. Concrete floors with exception of second floor which is wood boards. One stairs basement to second…

IRB41 Fire Station 5.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building with slate roof. First floor, open interior finish with metal ceiling; second floor, plaster. Concrete floors with exception of second floor which is wood boards. One stairs basement to second…

IRB40 Fire Station 4.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building with slate roof. First floor, open interior finish with metal ceiling; second floor, plaster. Concrete floors with exception of second floor which is wood boards. One stairs basement to second…

IRB39 Fire Station 3.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building of ordinary joisted construction with composition roof; open interior finish with the exception of the second floor which is plaster, concrete floors with the exception of the second floor which is…

IRB38 Fire Station 2.jpg
This is a two story brick building with composition roof on wood boards. First floor has open interior finish, metal ceiling and concrete floor. Second floor has plastered interior finish and wood floors. One stairs first to second flood. Electric…

IRB37 Fire Station1.jpg
This is a two story and part basement brick building, metal roof, concrete floors, with the exception of the second which is wood boards, open interior finish with the exception of the second floor which is plaster. One stairs basement to first…

IRB30 Administration Building.jpg
This is a one story building of cinder block construction with a metal roof on wood boards on metal truss, concrete floor, electric lighting, stove heat. Occupancy: Offices, waiting room and restaurant. Valuation: The sound value of this building is…

IRB29 Quonset Hangars.jpg
Four Quonset hut buildings of similar construction. Buildings of all metal on concrete dwarf walls, asphalt floors, electric lighting; no heat. Buildings new and in good condition. Occupancy: airplane storage. Valuation: Each hangar is valued at…

IRB28 Hangar 1.jpg
This is a one story building of cinder block construction, all metal roof, concrete floor, electric lighting and steam heat. Occupancy: airplane hangar, with woodworking, machine shop and spray. Valuation: The sound value of this building is…

IRB27 Hangar 2.jpg
This is a one story building of cinder block construction, all metal roof, concrete floor, electric lighting and steam heat. Occupancy: airplane hangar and supplies storage. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $25.5K

IRB26 Nose-In Hangar.jpg
This is a one-high story building with roof of gypsum plank on unprotected steel, cinder block walls, concrete floor. One side is open. Building of recent construction and in good repair. Occupancy: Nose-in hangar and office. Valuation: The sound…

IRB25 Hangers A&B.jpg
Two buildings of similar construction. Each building of cinder block walls with large frame doors, wood joisted roof covered with composition, concrete floor, electric lighting; stove heat. Buildings recently erected and in good repair.

IRB24 Tenant Dwelling 2.jpg
One story frame dwelling with composition covered roof and wood floor. Building in fair repair; occupied as tenant dwelling. Valuation: The sound value of this building is approximately $2.5K

IRB23 Municipal Airport.jpg
A two story and basement and part one story and basement brick building, metal roof, wood floors except basement which is earth, plastered interior finish, electric lights and steam heat; fair condition. Occupancy: Office and apartments. Valuation:…

IRB7 Church.jpg
One story part basement frame building, new composition roof, plastered interior finish, wood floors, electric lighting, hot air heat. Building in good condition. Occupancy: Church of Christ. Valuation: The sound value of this building is…

IRB5 Office Building.jpg
This is a two story and basement brick building with slate roof, wood floors with the exception of the basement which is concrete, plastered walls with the exception of the basement which is open, electric lights and low pressure steam heat. This…

IRB4 Mercantile Building.jpg
This is a one story brick building with metal roof, wood floors, plastered walls and metal ceiling, electric lights and cooking gas range. This building is approximately 30 years old and in fair condition. Occupancy: Restaurant. Valuation: The sound…

IRB3 Mercantile Building.jpg
This is a two story frame building with metal roof, wood floors, plastered interior finish, electric lights and coal stove hear. This building is approximately 50 years old an in fair condition. Occupancy: Offices, drugstore, dwelling. Valuation:…

IRB2 Municipal Annex.jpg
This is a two story building and basement brick building with metal roof, plank floors with the exception of the basement floor which is concrete, plastered interior finish and one open stairs from basement to second floor, electric lights and low…

IRB1 Municpal Building.jpg
This is a large five story building of fire resistive construction erected in 1916, having a built-up roof, concrete and terrazzo floors, and direct plaster interior finish. There are two open stairs from the first to the the third floor, one…
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