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Main Street Center (Richmond Trust Company)

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Richmond Trust Company
1922, Starrett and Van Vleck; c. 1990, renovation. 627 E. Main St.

This self-assured building with a limestone base and brick upper floors is restrained in comparison to other buildings of the early 1920s. Although the base, an in antis colonnade of four Greek Doric columns, is ornate, the upper reaches are surprisingly simple for a Richmond high rise of this era.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Main Street Center (Richmond Trust Company)", [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, 216-216.

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