Hiram Oliver House, 701 N. 23rd Street

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. This house is listed as a contributing structure to the Union Hill Historic District on the Virginia Landmarks Registers and the National Register of Historic Places.