Richmond artist and designer-cum-architect Lee Baskerville wasn’t in the market for another historic property when he received a call from a friend in 2004, informing him that the center home in Church Hill’s Carrington Row on East Broad Street was for sale. Baskerville’s friend was casting around for a historic house project and invited him to take a look and offer a second opinion on the place. Within an hour, Baskerville, who then owned a 156-year-old house on East Franklin Street, had gotten hooked on the Federal-style house built in 1818. “I saw more potential in this house than any other I’d ever had,” he says. The friend passed, and Baskerville bought it the next day.
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