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Riverside Park

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1889. 1910, park house. Pine St. at Belvidere St.

The five-acre park on a strip of land overlooking the river is one of several dramatic hilltop parks with important views of the river and city. The octagonal park house is similar to a number of such structures built for the Richmond park system. The recent demolition of blocks of buildings to the north has increased the park's apparent size.

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Riverside Park", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI238.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 239-239.

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