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Piedmont Arts Association (Schottland House)

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Schottland House
c. 1900; c. 1920 porch; c. 1935 additions; 1998 addition, Frith Construction. 215 Starling Ave.

The core of this art museum is a lumbering red brick house that was later remodeled into a more formal, painted residence. The two-story porch vaguely reminiscent of Mount Vernon's was added c. 1920 and a few years later the one-story wings were given a second story. In 1981, the Schottland Estate donated the house to the Piedmont Arts Association, which made it the headquarters of its active cultural center. In 1998 a large wing was added and named Toy Cobbe Arts Center.

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Author: 
Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Piedmont Arts Association (Schottland House)", [Martinsville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-HR16.

Print Source

Cover: Buildings of Virginia vol 2

Buildings of Virginia: Valley, Piedmont, Southside, and Southwest, Anne Carter Lee and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2015, 232-232.

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