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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 (Virginia Division of Historic Resources)

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.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


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—,

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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