About Luna Park

Luna Park Historic District is a 40 acre residential neighborhood on the Kanawha River located about 1 mile west of Charleston West Virginia’s downtown business district.  Its unique history includes a transition from plantation to amusement park to urban subdivision.  Marketed as “Charleston’s new beauty spot” in 1923, this walkable neighborhood today contains over 400 historically contributing structures built in the 1920’s and 1930’s representing a range of architectural styles and is home to an eclectic group of residents.

Events

Get the latest news on upcoming events and browse our gallery of past events, as well!

History

Read up on the history of Luna Park, from 1925 to now.

Get Involved

Learn how you can become part of the efforts to maintain this area’s historical significance and encourage new growth.

Historic Development

Enter your address into our search engine to see if your home is a historically contributing building and what kind of tax incentives you could qualify for.

About This Website

This project is a collaboration between the West Side Neighborhood Association and the City of Charleston, and has been made possible in part by a 2019 grant from The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation.

Is My Home Historic?

CLICK HERE to enter your home’s address and see if there are any historic credits you can take advantage of for updating your home.

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