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Richmond Career Development Center (Armstrong High School)

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Armstrong High School
1922, Charles M. Robinson. 120 W. Leigh St.
  • Richmond Career Development Center (Armstrong High School) (Virginia Division of Historic Resources)

This neoclassical brick structure was built as the single high school for African American students during the segregation era. Robinson was Richmond's school architect. The building lacks the ornamental details of Robinson's other schools.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Richmond Career Development Center (Armstrong High School)", [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, 236-236.

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