South Cathedral Place, Richmond, Virginia (1889): Up From the Ashes | Illustrations View more presentations from Jessica Bankston
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First owner of Clifton, Benjamin James Harris, has an interesting, yet spotty history. I am working to uncover as much about him as possible, in the hopes of establishing a feasible connection to the commission from Latrobe. So far my chronology is: 1808, March Harris owned a house at 11th & Main, called “Harris’s High [...]
Join The Fan District Association on Tuesday, February 9th at 6:30 p.m., at Fox School, for a special hour-long reprise of “The ‘Palladian Motif’ and Richmond’s Fan District,” two illustrated lectures on the surprising history of some beautiful Fan windows. These lectures were originally given as the opening session of VCU’s 17th Symposium on Architectural History last November. Charles Brownell, Professor of Art History at [...]
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.
Here is the presentation I gave to my group after finishing the project.
What a great site I just stumbled upon on the VCU Special Collections Online Exhibits! The "Rarely Seen Richmond" collection allows you to peruse through over 600 postcards of the Richmond scene from the early 20th century. These miniature works of art show us what was important for Richmonders to share with the rest of [...]
Please see below for the title page, table of contents and main body of the paper.