South Cathedral Place, Richmond, Virginia (1889): Up From the Ashes | Illustrations View more presentations from Jessica Bankston
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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. [...]
This past Wednesday was a really great day with my Mom in Washington. She joined me on a multi-stop tour of some interesting spots recommended by Dr. Brownell. Our first stop was at the James E. Blaine House at 2000 Massachusetts Avenue in the Dupont Circle neighborhood. This is "the oldest remaining mansion in the [...]
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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 [...]