12/08/2016 6:35 PM by

From Robert P.Winthrop’s Cast and Wrought – The Architectural Metalwork of Richmond, Virginia:

Richmond’s architectural cast iron is second only to that of New Orleans, yet it is hardly recognized. Over 130 porches and balconies, hundreds of yards of elaborate fencing, as well as scores of cast iron front buildings remain in the city today and make up the bulk of the city’s architectural metalwork.

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