New Blog Name

This blog originally set out to chronicle the findings made while researching the history of 811-819 South Cathedral Place in Richmond, Virginia, for a historic preservation and architectural history course at Virginia Commonwealth University.  Since completing that research, I anticipate future coursework in this field, and additional research topics as well.  I am broadening this [...]

Narrowing down the builders

Just as an exercise in considering and narrowing down the possibilities, I made this chart recently.  There certainly could be more names to consider, but I started with the most relevant possibilities.  The men I considered mainly include builders mentioned in Drew Carneal's Richmond's Fan District, builders identified in the 1985 Historic District Nomination form [...]