A grand gesture in monumental classicism, this is Richmond's equivalent to Richard Morris Hunt's Marble House in Newport, Rhode Island (1892), which is sometimes cited as a design source. The facade, faced with Indiana limestone and terra-cotta, and the two-story Corinthian portico contrast sharply with the medieval-inspired designs along the street. The building, now owned by Virginia Commonwealth University, houses the architectural history program.
You are here
Frederic W. Scott–Bocock House, Virginia Commonwealth University
If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.
SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.