Sep 18

Hiram Oliver House

Year Built: 1848 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Union Hill Built in 1848 by Hiram Oliver, a real estate investor and tobacco merchant, this house is a vernacular example of the Greek Revival style. Its brick exterior, gabled roof, side gallery and entrance portico are characteristic of structures built in Union Hill during the antebellum era. Continue Reading...

Sep 18

Richard D. Mitchell House

Year Built: c. 1841 Architectural Style: Greek Revival District: Union Hill   A farmhouse pre-dating not only the Civil War but the mid-19th century “suburban” development of Union Hill as well. It was condemned by the City as derelict. In 1978, Historic Richmond secured and placed preservation easements on the property, and found an owner to Continue Reading...