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Shafer’s Row History and Architectural Catalogue
Here I'll share Appendix A from the research paper on 811-819 South Cathedral Place, in Richmond, Virginia. It covers the 5 unit row and a history of events, residents and ownership from construction to VCU acquisition. Also included is a narrative description of each unit's architectural details.
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.
Suspicions on the builder
Another week over too soon: Update
The week of October 12 came and went so quickly I again didn't get everything on my list crossed off for this project or my "real" job. No surprise, it seems to be the pattern these days. The following details, though, I am happy to report: VCU Facilities Management has electronic versions of "rough" plans [...]
New Friends at Siewers Lumber
Last Thursday I was so fortunate to publicize my project to the folks at Siewers Lumber & Millwork, who were very willing and eager to share their company history, which began in 1884. I contacted Richie Siewers about help with the millwork design of the porches on 811, 813 and 817 South Cathedral Place upon [...]
Matching Porch Styles Around Town
As I've driven around over the past few weeks I find myself paying less attention to landmarks and more to the architectural details of the homes I pass, specifically porches. Every so often my eye catches some familiar lattice work and I conduct a sudden turn at the nearest intersection to go around the block [...]