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Robert E. Lee School

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1919, Charles M. Robinson. 3101 Kensington Ave.
  • Robert E. Lee School (Virginia Division of Historic Resources)

Richmond's impressive investment in public schools during the 1910s and 1920s is exemplified by this showy brick elementary school with a limestone base and trim. Suitably impressive to children would be the colossal engaged Corinthian colonnade and the wings with copper domes.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Robert E. Lee School", [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, 269-269.

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