Monroe Ward

Christian House

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1886 Architecture Style: Italianate District: Commonwealth Club in the Monroe Ward area Edward Christian was a New Market Cadet and graduated from Virginia Military Institute in 1867. He came back to Richmond to run Richmond Paper Manufacturing.  This house has lost its original cornice and the entrance has lost its original porch detailing otherwise…

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Allen Double House

Sep 18, 2014

Headquarters of Historic Richmond Year Built: 1836 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Zero Blocks East & West Franklin District in the Monroe Ward area Built by William Allen, it is one of the earliest buildings in Monroe Ward and was renovated in 2000 as part of Historic Richmond’s mission to revitalize Monroe Ward. Historic Richmond’s headquarters…

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Linden Row

Sep 18, 2014

Year Built: 1847 and 1853 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Linden Row in the Monroe Ward area Linden Row is an extraordinary example of row houses. Originally it contained ten houses, but two houses at the east end were torn down to make room for an office building. Those remaining were saved by preservationist Mary Wingfield…

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