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Neighborhood Profile: Windsor Farms

The Windsor Farms residential subdivision, known architecturally first and foremost for Agecroft Hall and the Virginia House, is equally as interesting for its layout and conception as well as an impressive collection of Colonial Revival homes. Founded in 1926 by tobacconist T.C. Williams, the neighborhood was reimagined as an English Village. This is evident both …

Pocket Parks: Part I

  A pocket park can be defined as a small landscaped space that provides a sitting or recreation area, usually constructed on a vacant or underutilized lot. Pocket parks, while little and often hidden, can increase surrounding home ownership values, fill in an irregular plot of infrastructure convergence, and provide a convenient solution to finding …