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Lewis Ginter Community Building

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c. 1895. 3421 Hawthorne Ave. (southeast corner of Hawthorne and Walton aves.)
  • Lewis Ginter Community Building (Virginia Division of Historic Resources)

This stucco and half-timbered building originally served as a school for the community. Today it is a neighborhood and recreation center and a private girls' school. The gymnasium wing was a gift in the 1920s of Grace E. Arents, a niece and heir of Lewis Ginter.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Lewis Ginter Community Building", [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, 281-281.

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