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Kensington Gardens Retirement Home (Johnston-Willis Hospital)
This large, limestone-clad, classically detailed structure dominates this area of Kensington Avenue. Marcellus E. Wright, Sr., a native Virginian, had trained in Philadelphia and worked for Cope and Stewardson. Wright's firm became one of the largest in Richmond, specializing in institutional work of a high quality. His son, Marcellus E. Wright, Jr., joined the firm in the 1930s.
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