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Vacant on Leigh Street

September 16, 2010 1:15 pm by

2902 East Leigh Street

This house at 2902 East Leigh Street has made Historic Richmond Foundation’s Under the Radar, “a weekly update about properties and/or history in jeopardy”.

This c. 1910 row house is considered a contributing structure to the Church Hill North Historic District by the Department of Historic Resources. The porch has slender paired Doric columns on brick piers with a wooden balustrade that support a flat roof with a modillion and dentil cornice. The owners named on the city’s property search website are The Williams family. The property is assessed at $34,000 and clearly is in poor condition. If this house were rehabbed, it would be an amazing addition to the block.

This house may be familiar from March’s 10 most blighted houses in Church Hill


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