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Marion Municipal Building

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1936. 138 W. Main St.

Constructed from Works Progress Administration (WPA) funding, the Colonial Revival Flemish bond brick building stands on a high brick basement and is preceded by a tall flight of stairs. The two-story pedimented portico has paired Ionic columns, a modillioned cornice, and an attenuated bellcast-roofed cupola.

Writing Credits

Anne Carter Lee


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Anne Carter Lee, "Marion Municipal Building", [Marion, 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, 459-459.

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