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Botetourt Apartments

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1906, Breese and Mitchell. 1982, renovation, Shriver and Holland Associates. Northeast corner of Botetourt St. and W. Bute St.

This eight-story Renaissance Revival apartment building with stacked bay windows overlooking the Elizabeth River was constructed during the general real estate boom that accompanied the Jamestown Ter-Centennial. Originally designed as an apartment hotel, the building had a central kitchen with dumbwaiter service to individual apartments.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 425-425.

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