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WRVA/WRVQ Radio Station

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1968, Philip Johnson with Budina and Freeman, associate architects. 200 N. 22nd St.
  • WRVA/WRVQ Radio Station (Pierre Courtois)

When WRVA radio built this studio and office, the revitalization of Church Hill was gathering momentum. Johnson, an internationally known architect, was commissioned because of the prominence of the site and the sensitivity needed to accommodate the historic neighborhood adjacent. This unobtrusive building may seem out of place, but it is a fascinating and quirky artifact that provides interest on the skyline. It is currently empty, its future uncertain.

Writing Credits

Richard Guy Wilson et al.


What's Nearby


Richard Guy Wilson et al., "WRVA/WRVQ Radio Station", [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, 199-199.

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