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2102 Rivermont Ave




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Address:
2102


Property Name:
William E. Graves House


Date Built:
1901


Architect:
Aubrey Chesterman


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Single Family


Style & Architectural Description:
Colonial Revival. Tal 2 1/2-story, 3-bay, hip-roofed house with a widow's walk on the top story. House is trimmed with a dentil and modillion cornice and classical, fluted, corner pilasters. Many window styles and shapes are used, including oval, round, Pallidian, multi-pane and double-hung sash. 1-story porch has clustered Ionic columns. Garage on Irvington Street is now a single dwelling not associated with the property.


Owners:
1901-1935 W.E Graves 1935-1958 Mary W. Graves 1958-1985 Edward S. Graves 1985-1986 Edward S. Graves 1986-2007 Junior League of Lynchburg 2007-present Dennis A. & Laurie Gibbs


Anecdotal Information:
House was built in circa 1900 for William Graves by architect Aubrey Chesterman. This is one of the most elaborate Classical Revival-style houses on Rivermont Avenue.




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