You are here

Hite's Clothing Store

-A A +A
1910, 1917. 301 Virginia Ave.

Among the town's best commercial buildings are those that combined two or three stores in unified Renaissance-inspired facades with residential floors above. Hite's Clothing Store and adjacent structures occupy such a block. The building is divided into three sections, two built in 1910 and the third, identical in style, was added in 1917. Each section is articulated by pilasters and each section on the upper floor has four round-headed windows below an elaborate brick cornice and a diminutive, central pediment displaying the dates of construction. Large display windows, transoms, and angled recessed entrances define the first story.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


What's Nearby


Anne Carter Lee, "Hite's Clothing Store", [Clarksville, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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, 340-340.

If SAH Archipedia has been useful to you, please consider supporting it.

SAH Archipedia tells the story of the United States through its buildings, landscapes, and cities. This freely available resource empowers the public with authoritative knowledge that deepens their understanding and appreciation of the built environment. But the Society of Architectural Historians, which created SAH Archipedia with University of Virginia Press, needs your support to maintain the high-caliber research, writing, photography, cartography, editing, design, and programming that make SAH Archipedia a trusted online resource available to all who value the history of place, heritage tourism, and learning.

, ,