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Richmond Dairy Company Building

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1913, Carneal and Johnston. 1988, renovation. 201 W. Marshall St.
  • (Photograph by Patricia Lynette Searl)

A “duck,” in Robert Venturi's terminology, the Richmond Dairy has huge milk-bottle turrets that explicitly announce its original purpose. The structure is a vital reminder of the former commercial and industrial character of this part of the city. It has been renovated as apartments.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Richmond Dairy Company Building", [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, 232-232.

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