South Cathedral Place, Richmond, Virginia (1889): Up From the Ashes | Illustrations View more presentations from Jessica Bankston
CAD Drawings of Cathedral Row
Appendix F: CAD Floorplans View more documents from Jessica Bankston
Cathedral Row, Richmond VA: The Movie!
Here is the presentation I gave to my group after finishing the project.
Works referenced during research
Straightforward... here is the bibliography for the project.
A chronology of events
Now that I'm completely finished with the report, I can relax a little and share the findings here on the blog. There are a lot of parts and pieces to the research, so I'll be adding them as posts over the coming weeks. I also hope to create a version of the full presentation to [...]
Period maps show our property
I've come across some helpful old maps of the Richmond region detailing our property. The Library of Congress's American Memory collection features a F.W. Beers Atlas from 1876. In section J, you can zoom in and get a great look at the area prior to development of the row, but you can see that it [...]
Project Photo Gallery
Click here for a link to an online gallery of the exterior and interior of our row, as well as the surrounding area and landmarks. Also, below is a link to a google map! View Larger Map
This is the very basic foundation of details known to me at this point on this handsome row of buildings. They were constructed in 1889 and developed by prominent area resident, John C. Shafer, a close friend of Lewis Ginter. They are modeled in the Second Empire style with striking mansard roofs. In the 20th [...]