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Virginia Supreme Court
The 1919 section of the building that now serves as the Virginia Supreme Court, at Franklin and 8th streets, was designed by an obscure Baltimore firm that won the design competition for the Federal Reserve Bank. The construction of the annex extended the building and relocated the entrance to Capitol Square. The building represents the reserved monumental classicism of the American Renaissance popularized by McKim, Mead and White, in contrast to Virginia's preferred image of a
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