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Paradise and Tuckahoe School

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1825, Paradise. 821 Carrington Ct. 1949, Tuckahoe School. 700 block of Forest Ave., adjacent to Lindsay Dr. (Forest Ave., 1 mile to Lindsay Dr., school is visible from Lindsay)
  • Paradise and Tuckahoe School

Paradise, built for Dr. Thomas Patterson, is a two-story weatherboarded frame I-house surrounded by large subdivision houses that were built in the early 1990s. Several early outbuildings stand at the rear of the property. A former resident, Mrs. Tucker Carrington, taught first and second grade in the basement until Tuckahoe School was finished in the late 1940s. Tuckahoe School is a sharp contrast to the frame house. The two-tone yellow-tan brick school is one of the finest Moderne buildings in the county. The main entrance features a conical roof and a steel-rimmed covered entry with freestanding steel letters spelling out “Tuckahoe School.”

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Author: 
Richard Guy Wilson et al.
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Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Paradise and Tuckahoe School", [Richmond, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-01-RI371.

Print Source

Buildings of Virginia: Tidewater and Piedmont, Richard Guy Wilson and contributors. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002, 293-293.

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