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1857, 1900. 308 E. Clay St.

This house began as a restrained Italianate structure with an elaborate cast iron porch that dated to the pre–Civil War period. The porch, one of the finest and most lavish in Richmond, is frequently pictured in books. In 1900 the house received a Colonial Revival update that included a gambrel dormer and fanlight windows. (Demolished, 2001)

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "House", [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, 234-234.

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