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Rivermont School (Robert E. Lee Elementary School)

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Robert E. Lee Elementary School
1931. 121 E. 2nd St.

A prominent Art Deco tower marks the entrance of this former elementary school. Constructed of dark-red rough-faced brick, the severity of the buildings is emphasized by stepped buttresses that rise above the tower.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Rivermont School (Robert E. Lee Elementary School)", [Chase City, 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, 343-343.

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