Archive for “architecture”
More small house love: these 2 attached 576-square-foot houses at 1320 and 1322 North 31st Street are collectively valued at $48,000 and appear to be candidates for future demolition.
At 315 square feet, this house at 2607 Nine Mile Road may be Richmond’s smallest house. There is another delightful little house just around the corner at 1420 North 27th Street that tops out at 842 square feet.
Designed by the prolific Richmond architecture firm of Carneal and Johnston, Bellevue Elementary school opened for the 1913-1914 school year.
The agenda for the May 25 Commission of Architectural Review meeting (PDF) lists 6 projects in the area: 3416-18 E MARSHALL ST Add awning at front entrances; 3416-18 E MARSHALL ST Replace windows; 2603 E BROAD ST Modifications to rear porch; 706 N 27TH ST Exterior painting; 1805-09 E BROAD ST Construct new rear addition; [...]
The agenda for the April 27 Commission of Architectural Review meeting (PDF) lists 5 projects in the area : 715 MOSBY ST Install one rooftop and two pedestal lighted signs; 3302 E BROAD ST Replace front walk and steps and retaining wall; 2809 M ST Build new single-family house; 626-630 N 29TH ST Build 2 [...]
Nathalie is looking for some help finding capitals for her porch: I’m trying to find out whether anyone in the Richmond area casts capitals. We’re rebuilding our front porch, for which all 11 capitals need to be replaced, and are having a hard time finding pre-made caps that are the right size.
The Nolde Bakery Condominium community on Broad Street was recently recognized by the ASLA for the “daring verticality and enthusiasm” of their new perimeter evergreen plantings.
While there has been a tremendous amount of ongoing renewal, the greater Church Hill area still has some of the most blighted houses still standing in Richmond. From reader suggestions and addresses sent in directly, we present to you CHPN’s Most Blighted House in Church Hill 2010…
The agenda for the March 23 Commission of Architectural Review meeting (PDF) lists 5 projects in the area, including a conceptual review for a multi-family dwelling at 2400 East Franklin: 2215 E BROAD ST Install interpretive plaque; 200 N 22ND ST Replace existing collocated equipment; 317 N 36TH ST Enclose pipe at rear porch with [...]
Virginia Living has a look at the history of the Yarbrough house, one of the homes open for next month’s Historic Garden Week: The house was built by William Yarbrough, who, with Miles Turpin, owned Turpin and Yarbrough Tobacco Co., housed in the nearby Pohlig building. The partners married sisters and built identical houses next [...]