South Cathedral Place, Richmond, Virginia (1889): Up From the Ashes | Illustrations View more presentations from Jessica Bankston
Here is the presentation I gave to my group after finishing the project.
Please see below for the title page, table of contents and main body of the paper.
What makes our row on South Cathedral Place isn't just the history of who built it and who lived there, but the style. The row combines the best of the Modern French, Queen Anne and Italianate into it's own cohesive Freestyle cluster. The Freestyle became a pattern in itself in many instances in the Fan. [...]
During my tour of 819 South Cathedral Place with Mr. Harrow from the Virginia Baptist Mission Board, I learned that at the point that the dwellings were connected and under ownership of the Catholic Diocese, all the powering had been centralized and sourced from the basement of 819. Mr. Harrow said that they were finalizing [...]
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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 [...]