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Architects of Richmond: William Churchill Noland

Article and photographs by Robert P. Winthrop. As part of a continuing series we are featuring an essay from a guest writer, Robert Winthrop. Winthrop is partner at Winthrop, Jenkins, and Associates, a Virginia based architecture firm specializing in historic renovation. Historic buildings have also been his focus in numerous writings and lectures. As author …

Architects of Richmond: Claude K. Howell

Article and photographs by Robert P. Winthrop. As part of a continuing series we are featuring an essay from a guest writer, Robert Winthrop. Winthrop is partner at Winthrop, Jenkins, and Associates, a Virginia based architecture firm specializing in historic renovation. Historic buildings have also been his focus in numerous writings and lectures. As author …

Architects of Richmond: Albert F. Huntt

Article and photographs by Robert P. Winthrop. As part of a continuing series we are featuring an essay from a guest writer, Robert Winthrop. Winthrop is partner at Winthrop, Jenkins, and Associates, a Virginia based architecture firm specializing in historic renovation. Historic buildings have also been his focus in numerous writings and lectures. As author …

Retail Design in Richmond Part I: Need Supply and Black Swan Books

Need Supply Co. Architect: BAM Architects Dates: 2007-2010 Address: 3100 West Cary Street 23221 Black Swan Books Architect: BAM Architects Dates: 2003 Address: 2601 West Main Street Since 1996, Need Supply Co. has dealt in boutique women’s and menswear from its store in Richmond. Over the years, it has developed a large online presence. Recently, …

Architects of Richmond: Bascom J. Rowlett

Article and photographs by Robert P. Winthrop. As part of a continuing series we are featuring an essay from a guest writer, Robert Winthrop. Winthrop is partner at Winthrop, Jenkins, and Associates, a Virginia based architecture firm specializing in historic renovation. Historic buildings have also been his focus in numerous writings and lectures. As author …

Architects of Richmond: Otis Asbury

Article and photographs by Robert P. Winthrop. As part of a continuing series we are featuring an essay from a guest writer, Robert Winthrop. Winthrop is partner at Winthrop, Jenkins, and Associates, a Virginia based architecture firm specializing in historic renovation. Historic buildings have also been his focus in numerous writings and lectures. As author …

Pocket Parks: Part II

The prequel to this article covered three of Richmond’s pocket parks: Lombardy, Meadow and Harrison Park. Three more in the Fan are visited here, each with their own distinct character. Sydney Park is one of the smallest pocket parks in the city but boasts one of the best locations. Situated at the five point intersection …

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 …