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Switzer Building

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1911, T. J. Collins and Son. 19–21 E. Beverley St.
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)
  • (Photograph by Mark Mones)

The facade's gleaming white terra-cotta panels embossed with a diamond pattern were ordered from a New York company. The terra-cotta and the three round-arched windows outlined with a cable decoration give an exotic and elegant Venetian-styled finish to this store designed for jeweler D. L. Switzer.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Switzer Building", [Staunton, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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