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Tenement Houses

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c. 1855. 130, 132–134, 136–138 Caroline St.
  • 132–134 Caroline (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • 130 Caroline (in foreground) (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • 132–134 Caroline (in foreground) (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • 132–134 Caroline (in foreground) (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • 136–138 Caroline (Photograph by Mark Mones)

Constructed as speculative housing by a later owner of the Sentry Box, these tenements are double houses. Number 130 is a half tenement; the construction of its other half may have been prevented by the Civil War. The porches are Greek Revival in style, while the bracketed eaves display Italianate ornateness. All of the houses have raised, or English, basements, side-hall entrances, and front and rear parlors.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Tenement Houses", [Fredericksburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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