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Riter-Hickock House

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c. 1870, 1903–1910. 821 W. Franklin St.
  • Riter-Hickock House (Virginia Division of Historic Resources)

The earliest surviving building along West Franklin Street, this was built originally as a suburban Italianate villa. The house underwent a thorough Georgian Revival renovation in the early part of the century to make it harmonize with its stylish neighbors. The brick facade has a Federal Revival portico with paired Ionic columns.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Riter-Hickock 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, 246-246.

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