In the early twentieth century, the city was spreading into South Roanoke, the area south of the Roanoke River that encompasses Mill Mountain. Between 1910 and 1929 an Incline took people to the top of Mill Mountain to enjoy views of the expanding city. The Incline was dismantled in 1934. By midcentury, buildings were spiraling up into the hills that overlook the city. Medical facilities that serve Southwest Virginia continue to expand in this area.
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