The Freestyle dominates the Fan – UPDATE

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. [...]

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 [...]