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One Capitol Square (The Fidelity Building)

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The Fidelity Building
1971, Marcellus Wright, Jr.; 1996, renovation, Scribner Messer Brady Wade. 830 E. Main St.

A rather boring black and white box, this building originally had a lobby setback and an escalator to an open-air main lobby on the second level. The ground-floor facade was recently reworked into a deconstructivist statement that is more elaborate than the original facing.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "One Capitol Square (The Fidelity Building)", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI138.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 216-216.

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