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Bullitt Houses

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1890, T. Roney Williamson. 3rd and 4th sts. between Berkley and Wadsworth sts.

Examples of small single-family and duplex houses built for the rapidly expanding population of workers employed in Radford's industrial complexes are concentrated in this area. Williamson, one of the Philadelphia architects working in Radford in the 1890s, designed several Queen Anne houses of one or one-and-a-half stories for a local developer. Employing gambrel roofs, shingled gambrel ends, and recessed porches, the small houses provided a relatively stylish alternative to the standard builders' product.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Bullitt Houses", [Radford, 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, 441-441.

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