Hilton Village SignHilton Village is a planned, English-village-style neighborhood in Newport News, Virginia. Recognized as a pioneering development in urban planning, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The neighborhood was built between 1918 and 1921 in response to the need for housing during World War I for employees of Newport News Shipbuilding & Drydock Company. It is recognized as the United States’ first Federal war-housing project.

Source – Wikipedia

 

You can learn more about the history of Hilton Village here:  We are Hilton VillageThank you to the City of Newport News for sharing this link.