Aug 13
608 North 1st Street

608 North 1st Street

Year Built: c. 1900 Architectural Style: Italianate District: Jackson Ward UPDATE: August 20: We are thrilled to announce that the City will be stabilizing this house!! August 12: Historic Richmond is actively monitoring the Braxton-Stovall residence located at 608 N. 1st Street in Jackson Ward. This two story, brick, Italianate house is a contributing resource Continue Reading...

Jul 1
619 St. Peter Street

619 St. Peter Street

Year Built: c. 1900 – 1910 Architectural Style:  Italianate District:  Jackson Ward Historic Richmond has been monitoring this property for several years since the acquisition and rehabilitation of the Meredith House, 133 Jackson Street. In an effort to revitalize the surrounding area of the Leigh Street Armory, future home of the Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Continue Reading...

Oct 15

508 St. James Street

Year Built: 1915 with a 20th century rear addition Architectural Style:  Colonial Revival District:  Jackson Ward Historic Richmond has been monitoring 508 St. James Street since it appeared on the City’s Imminent Danger List in October 2013. Designed by Charles Thaddeus Russell, one of Virginia’s first black architects, this house served as the home of Continue Reading...

Oct 10

511 W. Marshall Street

Year Built: c. 1855 Architectural Style: Greek Revival with an Italianate porch District: Jackson Ward When 511 W. Marshall Street was listed on the City’s Imminent Danger List for demolition in fall 2013, due to multiple code violations, Historic Richmond stepped in to see how we could help. Our friend, Bill Davis, of William J. Davis Continue Reading...

Sep 18

617 St. Peter Street

Year Built: c. 1880 Architectural Style: Victorian District: Jackson Ward 617 St. Peter Street is a contributing structure in the Jackson Ward Historic District listed on the Virginia Register and the National Register of Historic Places.  Part of a streetscape of Victorian dwellings, it’s design dates it to the late 19th century.  A Victorian townhouse, Continue Reading...

Sep 18

Goddin-Taylor House

Year Built: c. 1820 Architectural Style: Federal District: Jackson Ward The Goddin-Taylor House is one of the oldest houses in Jackson Ward and illustrates beautifully the typical development of a Richmond townhouse starting from a 2-room Federal style dwelling, with subsequent Greek Revival, Italianate and Queen Anne additions. In 1978, Historic Richmond purchased and restored the Continue Reading...

Sep 18

Tucker Cottage

Year Built: 1798 Architectural Style: Colonial District: Jackson Ward Originally located at 612 North 3rd Street, this is one of few gambrel-roofed cottages left in the city. It was moved in 2004 to 701 Chamberlayne Parkway in order to save it from demolition. Once in extreme disrepair, this cottage is now a great example of middle-class Continue Reading...

May 16

Meredith House

Year Built: c. 1813 Architectural Style: Federal District: Jackson Ward Located at 133 West Jackson Street, it is the second oldest house in Jackson Ward and was built for and by William Mann, who also built the Hawes house on nearby Leigh Street. The original part of the house is a commodious two-story, frame building designed Continue Reading...