You are here:  House Tour > Lower Rivermont > 1224 Rivermont Ave

1224 Rivermont Ave




zoom

1104_lower_1224-1226_rivermont1.jpg


Address:
1224 Rivermont Ave


Property Name:
Jesse A. Kennedy Confectionary


Date Built:
1915


Architect:
N/A


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Business


Style & Architectural Description:
Early 20th-century Commercial. 1-story, 2-bay, gable-roofed brick commercial building with stepped parapet. Parapet has molded wood cornice. Course of vertical (soldier) bricks are above the wood sign on front facade. 2-story, 3-bay-deep wing located at rear. Window and doors do not appear to be original. Storm door added.


Owners:
1915-1936 Unknown 1936-1955 Edward Meeks 1955-1966 Ella W. Meeks 1966-1967 John T. Rucker 1967-1984 John T., J. Elden & Bess T. Rucker 1984-1985 J. Elden & Bess T. Rucker 1985-1986 Lloyd M. Wright 1986-1999 George W. & Fannie B. Randolph 1999-2008 Roberson& Roberson Incorporated 2008-Present M & M Properties of Lynchburg LLC (from city directories until 2014) 1916: Sanitax Cleaning co.; 1917: Portsmouth Fish co.; 1918: Rivermont Fish Market; 1919: E.S. Wright grocery; 1920-1927: H.F. Fitzpatrick confectioner; 1928: Sidney W. Kelley; 1929: Jesse. A. Kennedy; 1930: Robert Bethel; 1931-1932: Alfred C. Thomas; 1933: C. Gary Moore; 1934: The Avenue Barber Shop; 1935-1942: DeLancey's Ice Cream Manufacturers; 1942-1943: Earl Law's Sandwich Shop; 1943-1944: Tiny Tavern Restaurant; 1945-1948: John Jennings restaurant; 1949-1974: Tiny Tavern; 1975: vacant; 1976-1978: Margaret's Tiny Tavern; 1979: vacant; 1980-1983: Margaret's Tiny Tavern; 1984-2007: Tiny Tavern Sub Shop; 2008-2009: Roberson & Roberson; 2010-2011: not listed; 2012-2014: Papa Joes Fishes


Anecdotal Information:
This building is currently home to Fishes and Loaves God's Choice Cafe. They have opened the connecting wall and made 1226 part of the cafe. See entry for 1226 Rivermont.




On The Map: