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Architectural Ancestry: Mosby Dry Goods Store

This article comes to us from 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 of The Architecture of Jackson Ward, Cast and Wrought: The Architectural Metalwork of Downtown Richmond, Virginia, …

Architects of Richmond: Carneal & Johnston

  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 …

Neighborhood Profile: Chestnut Hill – Plateau Historic District

Wedged into a 148 acre strip of land on the northeast border of Richmond above Shockoe Hill Cemetery is the Chestnut Hill – Plateau Historic District, a unique and often overlooked neighborhood in the city also known as Highland Park Southern Tip. The first structure of note in the area was that of a sprawling, …