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Larus Brothers Tobacco Factory

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1923, 1925. 2100 E. Cary St.

With its finished concrete walls and steel casement windows, this building incorporated the most up-to-date “fireproof industrial design of the 1920s. Such buildings are typically constructed of reinforced concrete with brick or finished concrete exteriors, have large, expansive casement windows, and are taller than earlier industrial buildings.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "Larus Brothers Tobacco Factory", [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, 196-196.

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