AAA Editor Notes
Center in the Square is off I-581 downtown at 1 Market Sq. S.E. This restored 1914 warehouse is adjacent to Roanoke’s historic farmers market. The atrium features a 6,000-gallon living coral reef aquarium, two jellyfish aquaria joined by a seahorse estuary and a butterfly garden on the fifth floor. Several independent cultural organizations are housed here and include the Mill Mountain Theatre, Harrison Museum of African American Culture, History Museum of Western Virginia and Science Museum of Western Virginia.