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1913, Noland and Baskervill. 6 N. 5th St.
  • YWCA

An extremely impressive work by Richmond's leading turn-of-the-century firm, the YWCA building is so elegant that one might think it was a private club. The basic form is a Renaissance palazzo of five bays. It is built of brick with limestone trim. The detailing—for example, the entrance porch—is a mixture of Italian and Federal Revival motifs.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "YWCA", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI144.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 217-217.

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