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Virginia Housing Authority

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c. 1890. 1911, addition, Marcellus Wright. c. 1985, renovation. 13 S. 13th St.

Originally built for commercial and office use, this building has been renovated by the state government. The first floor is a cast iron front manufactured by Richmond's famous Tredegar Iron Works. The front has a small pediment in the middle of each bay. The upper floors are brick. Marcellus Wright's top-floor addition has arched windows.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Virginia Housing Authority", [Richmond, 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, 206-206.

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