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Robert E. Lee School

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1919, Charles M. Robinson. 3101 Kensington Ave.
  • Robert E. Lee School

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.

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Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Robert E. Lee School", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI320.

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Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 269-269.

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