Historical Page Instance

API endpoint for viewing page history.

Filter fields

You can filter the result set by providing the following query parameters:

  • name -- Filter by name, exact.
  • slug -- Filter by page slug. Supports the standard lookup types
  • region -- Filter by region. Allows for chained filtering on all of the filters available on the region resource, e.g. region__slug.

And the usual set of historical filter fields:

  • history_user - filter by the user resource of the editor, if user was logged in. Allows for chained filtering on all of the filters available on the user resource, e.g. history_user__username.
  • history_user_ip - filter by the IP address of the editor.
  • history_date - filter by history date. Supports the standard lookup types
  • history_type - filter by history type id, exact.

Ordering

You can order the result set by providing the ordering query parameter with the value of one of:

  • slug
  • history_date

You can reverse ordering by using the - sign, e.g. -slug.

GET /api/v4/pages_history/1422915/
HTTP 200 OK Vary: Accept Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 Allow: GET, HEAD, OPTIONS
{ "url": "https://zh.localwiki.org/api/v4/pages_history/1422915/", "name": "Royster Building (Norfolk, Va)", "slug": "royster building (norfolk, va)", "content": "<h3>\n\t<strong>By Kevin Geisert, SMC Reference Librarian. June 2022.</strong></h3>\n<p>\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\tThe Royster Building is in downtown Norfolk, VA at 201 Granby Street (northwest corner of City Hall Avenue and Granby Street), although the original address was 203 Granby Street.\u00a0 It was constructed in 1912 as an office building for the Royster Guano Fertilizer Company.\u00a0 When completed, the Royster Building stood thirteen floors high, which made it the tallest structure in Norfolk.\u00a0 Ferguson, Calrow &amp; Taylor, a Norfolk architectural firm, designed this historical tower in the Neoclassical style.<sup>1\u00a0\u00a0</sup>According to the building application, it was built at a projected cost of $350,000.<sup>2</sup></p>\n<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\tThe Royster Company remained at 203 Granby Street until January 1976 when it relocated to the ICC (Interstate Corporate Center) building.\u00a0 In 1977, Royster heirs allowed the NRHA (Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority) to move into their vacated building and use it free of charge.<sup>3</sup>\u00a0 For a time, it was referred to as the Granby Mall Building and its address changed 201 Granby Street around 1979.<sup>4</sup>\u00a0 Another name change occurred in 1998 when it was rechristened \u201cthe NRHA Building.\u201d<sup>5</sup>\u00a0The NRHA was housed in the building for nearly forty years until they moved out in June 2016.<sup>6</sup>\u00a0 Following a thorough renovation, the Glass Light Hotel &amp; Gallery (affiliated with Marriott) opened at the location in December 2019 and remains there today.<sup>7\u00a0</sup> \u00a0</p>\n<hr>\n<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t<strong>Sources:</strong></p>\n<ol>\n\t<li>\n\t\t\u00a0<em>Society of Architectural Historians-Royster Building</em>. <a href=\"https://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-NK23\">https://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-NK23</a> and <em>Norfolk and Berkley City Directory 1914</em>, Hill Directory Company, Inc., Page 595.</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\tRoyster, F. S.\u00a0 <em>Building Application-Royster Building</em>.\u00a0 8 January 1912.\u00a0 Permit #5333-Box 8, Folder 3, Item 1 and Box 22, Folder 2.\u00a0 RG 22-2016-001.<strong>\u00a0\u00a0</strong></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<em>Norfolk Ledger-Star</em> (Norfolk, VA), 1 November 1977, Page A5.\u00a0 \u201cNRHA Begins Move to Mall.\u201d</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t<em>1979 Norfolk (Virginia) City Directory</em>, Hill Directory Company, Page 181.</p>\n\t</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\tGlass, Jon.\u00a0 <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 15 December 1998, Page B1.\u00a0 \u201cNRHA Unveils Sparkling Refurbished Office Tower.\u201d</p>\n\t</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\tHartley, Eric.\u00a0 <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 11 June 2016, Page A1.\u00a0 \u201cDeveloper Proposes 120-Room Boutique Hotel for Granby Street in Downtown Norfolk.\u201d</p>\n\t</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\tSmith, Farah Rose.\u00a0 Blog entry, 19 February 2020.\u00a0 <em>The Glass Light Hotel, a Longtime Dream of Norfolk Arts Patrons Doug and Pat Perry, Opens for Business While Gallery Construction Continues</em>. <a href=\"https://urbanglass.org/glass/detail/glass-light-hotel\">https://urbanglass.org/glass/detail/glass-light-hotel</a></p>\n\t</li>\n</ol>\n<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<p>\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<table class=\"MsoNormalTable\">\n\t<tbody>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tStreet Address:</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNoSpacing\">\n\t\t\t\t\t203 Granby Street (1912-1979),</p>\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNoSpacing\">\n\t\t\t\t\t201 Granby Street (1979-Present)</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tName (Original)</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tRoyster Building</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tName (Also Known As)</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tGranby Mall Building, NRHA Building, Glass Light Hotel &amp; Gallery</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tArchitect:</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tFerguson, Calrow &amp; Taylor</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tContractor:</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tJ. Henry Miller, Inc.</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tArchitectural Style</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tNeoclassical</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tCost (Original)</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\t$350,000</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tConstruction Date:</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\t1912</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tOpening Date:</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tCirca December 1912</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tDemolition Date:</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tStill standing</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t\t<tr>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 137pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\tGPS:</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t\t<td style=\"width: 198.45pt;\">\n\t\t\t\t<p class=\"MsoNormal\">\n\t\t\t\t\t36.84835, -76.29175</p>\n\t\t\t</td>\n\t\t</tr>\n\t</tbody>\n</table>\n<p>\n\t<strong>Major Keywords/Search Terms: </strong>Royster Building |<strong> </strong>Royster Guano Fertilizer Company | Ferguson, Calrow &amp; Taylor | J. Henry Miller, Inc. | Granby Street | Neoclassical | Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority (NRHA) | Glass Light Hotel &amp; Gallery\u00a0| Granby Mall Building\u00a0</p>\n<hr>\n<h1>\n\t<strong><u>Sources:</u></strong></h1>\n<h2>\n\t\u00a0</h2>\n<h2>\n\t<strong>1.\u00a0 \u00a0</strong><strong>Primary Sources:</strong></h2>\n<h3>\n\t<strong>\u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0</strong></h3>\n<h2>\n\t<strong>\u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 1</strong><strong>)\u00a0 \u00a0 Books:</strong></h2>\n<h3>\n\t\u00a0</h3>\n<h3>\n\t<strong>\u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0</strong><u><strong>City Directories: (Selective)</strong></u></h3>\n<ul class=\"indent2\">\n\t<li>\n\t\t<em>1914 Norfolk, VA</em> <em>City Directory</em>, Page 595.</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<em>1979 Norfolk, VA City Directory</em>, Page 181.</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<strong>\u00a01</strong><em>995 Norfolk, VA City Directory</em>, Page 226.</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t\u00a0<em>2021 Norfolk, VA City Directory</em>, Page 205.</li>\n</ul>\n<p>\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<p>\n\t<strong>\u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>2)\u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>Documents and Collections:</strong></p>\n<ul class=\"indent1\">\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">Royster Building NRHA Architectural Drawings (8 folders), RG 06-2015-002.\u00a0 </span><a href=\"http://smcarchives.libraryhost.com/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&amp;id=689&amp;q=royster\"><span style=\"\">http://smcarchives.libraryhost.com/index.php?p=collections/findingaid&amp;id=689&amp;q=royster</span></a><span style=\"\">.&lt;o:p&gt; &lt;/o:p&gt;</span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">Royster, F. S.\u00a0 <em>Building Application-Royster Building</em>.\u00a0 8 January 1912.\u00a0 Permit #5333-Box 8, Folder 3, Item 1 and Box 22, Folder 2.\u00a0 RG 22-2016-001.</span><strong>\u00a0\u00a0&lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</strong></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\tBlock 155,\u00a0<em>Guaranty Title and Trust Corporation Records</em>, MSS 0000-052, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia</li>\n</ul>\n<p class=\"MsoListParagraph\">\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<p>\n\t<strong>\u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>3)\u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>Maps/Plats/Surveys:</strong></p>\n<p>\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<ul class=\"indent1\">\n\t<li>\n\t\tSanborn Fire Insurance Maps.\u00a0 Norfolk, VA, 1928 edition. Volume 1, sheet 7.</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\tSanborn Fire Insurance Maps.\u00a0 Norfolk, VA, 1928-1950 edition. Volume 1, sheet 7.</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\tSanborn Fire Insurance Maps.\u00a0 Norfolk, VA, 1970 edition. Volume 1, sheet 7.</li>\n</ul>\n<p style=\"\">\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<p style=\"\">\n\t<strong>\u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>4)\u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>Newspaper/Magazines/Journals:</strong></p>\n<p style=\"\">\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<ul class=\"indent1\">\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u201cMr. Royster Buys Granby St. Property.\u201d <em>The Norfolk Landmark</em> (Norfolk, VA), 19 January 1910, Page 1.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cBig Buildings to Be Erected Here.\u201d <em>Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch</em> (Norfolk, VA), 18 June 1910, Page 1.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<p>\n\t\t\t\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cPlans for the New Royster Sky-Scraper.\u201d <em>Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch</em> (Norfolk, VA), 6 March 1911, Page 6.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></p>\n\t</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t&lt;o:p&gt;\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cSteel Frame Completed.\u201d <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 18 July 1912, Page 3.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span>&lt;/o:p&gt;</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cFortunes in Reclaimed Land.\u201d <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 2 February 1913, Page 23.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cNew Royster Skyscraper.\u201d <em>Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch</em> (Norfolk, VA), 21 April 1911, Page 1.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cRoyster Building to be Renovated.\u201d\u00a0 <em>Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch</em> (Norfolk, VA), 2 July 1968, Page 14.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t&lt;o:p&gt;\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cNRHA Considers Move to Royster Building.\u201d\u00a0 <em>Norfolk Ledger-Dispatch </em>(Norfolk, VA), 28 October 1976, Page B1.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span>&lt;/o:p&gt;</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cNRHA Begins Move to Mall.\u201d </span>\u00a0<em><span style=\"\">Norfolk Ledger-Star</span></em><span style=\"\"> (Norfolk, VA), 1 November 1977, Page A5.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<em><span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cNRHA and the Royster Building.\u201d \u00a0<em>The Virginian-Pilot </em>(Norfolk, VA), 1 November 1977, Page A14.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></em></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">\u201cContracts Okayed for Royster Work.\u201d \u00a0<em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 8 February 1978, Page B5.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">Phillips, Joseph V.\u00a0 \u201cVirginia National Bank Buys Royster Building.\u201d\u00a0 <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 22 June 1979, Page D3.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">Glass, Jon.\u00a0 \u201cCity Revival Agency Will Shore Up Its Granby Street Home.\u201d\u00a0 <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 17 June 1997, Page B5.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t&lt;o:p&gt;\u00a0<span style=\"\">Glass, Jon.\u00a0 \u201cNRHA Unveils Sparkling Refurbished Office Tower.\u201d\u00a0 <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 15 December 1998, Page B1 and B9.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span>&lt;/o:p&gt;</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">Hoyer, Meghan.\u00a0 \u201cHousing Agency Says Time is Right to Move Headquarters.\u201d\u00a0 <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 12 August 2008, Page 3.\u00a0 </span>&lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t&lt;o:p&gt;\u00a0<span style=\"\">Hoyer, Meghan</span>.\u00a0 <span style=\"\">\u201cOut With the Old (Maybe), In With a New.\u201d<strong> </strong><em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 15 March 2011, HR Page 3.\u00a0 &lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span>&lt;/o:p&gt;</li>\n\t<li>\n\t\t<span style=\"\">\u00a0<span style=\"\">Hartley, Eric. \u00a0\u201cDeveloper Proposes 120-Room Boutique Hotel for Granby Street in Downtown Norfolk.\u201d <em>The Virginian-Pilot</em> (Norfolk, VA), 11 June 2016, Page A1.\u00a0\u00a0&lt;o:p&gt;&lt;/o:p&gt;</span></span></li>\n</ul>\n<p style=\"\">\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<p style=\"\">\n\t\u00a0</p>\n<p style=\"\">\n\t\u00a0</p>\n&lt;body id=\"cke_pastebin\" style=\"position: absolute; top: 1602.66px; width: 1px; height: 1px; overflow: hidden; left: -1000px;\"&gt;\n\t<p>\n\t\t<strong>\u00a0 \u00a0 \u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>2)\u00a0\u00a0</strong><strong>Documents:</strong></p>\n&lt;/body&gt;\n", "region": "https://zh.localwiki.org/api/v4/regions/1612/", "history_comment": null, "history_date": "2022-06-29T11:59:23.065", "history_type": 1, "history_user": "https://zh.localwiki.org/api/v4/users/84668/", "history_user_ip": "216.12.63.178" }