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Hughes House

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1915, Charles T. Russell. 508 St. James St.

This large Georgian Revival structure was the home of a prominent African American physician. Since segregation restricted African Americans to Jackson Ward and a few other neighborhoods, the secluded St. James site must have been one of the few lots in Jackson Ward large enough for this house.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Hughes House", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI222.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 235-235.

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