Site Number: 3003

Date of Survey: 09/17/2017
Address: 2200
Number of Structures: 1
Construction Date: 1953
Current Use of Primary Building: Restaurant/Food
Historic Use of Primary Building: Restaurant/Food
Secondary Building:
Style of Primary Building: Commercial

Number of Stories: 1
Width (bays): 3
Foundation Material: Concrete Block
Depth (rooms): 2
Structural System: brick
Wall Cladding Material: stucco
Roof Shape: Flat
Roof Material: tile

Decorative Details/Unique Features:

There is neon signage on the top of the structure which reads Carl’s. The roof has a large overhang with neon lighting underneath. On the front facade there is a large overhang that provides shelter. There is cursive black signage over the glass windows. There is rectangular and L shaped concrete seating surrounding the concrete pad in front of the building. There is tile cladding on the lower front of the building.

Evidence of Integrity Location/Materials:

This building appears to have original materials and does not appear to have been moved.

Additions/Alternations to Primary Building:

There is no evidence of additions to the original structure.

Condition of Primary Building: Good
Observable Threats: none
Compatibility with Adjacent Land Uses:

This structure is surrounded by commercial use primarily. It is located adjacent to Keystone Coffee and Mason Dixon Cafe.

Potential NR Eligibility: Individually Eligible
Evidence of Construction Date:

The date of construction was stated in an article in the Historic Fredericksburg Foundation paper dated Jan/Feb. 2002. ("Carl's Listed on Virginia Landmarks Register") This resource was found in the Virginiana Room in the Central Rappahannock Library.

Other Comments/Salient Details:

There is large vintage neon signage on top of the building that can be easily seen from either direction of Princess Anne Street.

Edited by SB and CES

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