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Frederic W. Scott–Bocock House, Virginia Commonwealth University

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1908–1911, Noland and Baskervill. 909 W. Franklin St.
  • Frederic W. Scott–Bocock House, Virginia Commonwealth University

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.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Frederic W. Scott–Bocock House, Virginia Commonwealth University", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI262.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 247-247.

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