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Thompson-Plaster House

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1899, Lemuel Norris. 102 S. King St. (southeast corner of King and Loudoun sts.)

In this red brick Georgian Revival structure, one of John Norris's sons who practiced architecture in Washington, D.C., created a wonderful confection that solved the problem of locating a large house on a prominent downtown corner by breaking up the mass into three distinct sections.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Thompson-Plaster House", [Leesburg, 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, 101-101.

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