Mar 9

801-815 West Cary Street

We are saddened to see an entire historic streetscape threatened with demolition. Five historic structures to be demolished, historic character torn, and the character of an important gateway corridor to downtown to be irreparably altered. 801 W. Cary Street: 1890s semi-detached brick Victorian Italianate pharmacy 803 W. Cary Street: 1840s semi-detached gable-roofed commercial/residential building 805 Continue Reading...

Sep 18

Superintendent’s House

Year Built: 1894 Architectural Style: Queen Anne District: Hollywood Cemetery [Entrance] Wirt Chesterman designed this house to replace an older structure used by the cemetery superintendent. The house was built for $4,000. It was slated for demolition after it had fallen into disrepair. Historic Richmond facilitated the renovation of the building by finding a developer and lending Continue Reading...