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1716 Rivermont Ave




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Address:
1716


Property Name:
Michael and Elizabeth Kirshner House


Date Built:
1904


Architect:
N/A


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Multi-Family


Style & Architectural Description:
Queen Anne. Complex Queen Anne style with hipped roof, projecting polygonal bay on southwest corner, wraparound porch, second floor balcony and two porjecting dormers. Windows have diamond-pane upper sash. Addition to rear in 1939.


Owners:
1891-1904 Rivermont Co,. 1904-1910 Elizabeth "Lizzie" Kirshner  1910-1917 W.J. Almond 1917-1923 Aline M. Almond 1923-1925 W.B. Brown 1925-1975  M.S. & Annie P. Logwood 1975-1977 Richard D. & Judith E. Pasicvnik 1977-1978 Robert F. & Pamela Ferrell 1978-2005 George B. Clark  2005-Present Roger G. & Janice K. Garfield


Anecdotal Information:
The home was built for Michael Kirshner and family. Kirshner was an engineer for the United Cigarette Machine Co in Lynchburg. W.J. Almond was president of Almond Dry Goods store located on Main St. M.S. Logwood was the proprietor of Diamond Hill Pharmacy from 1925-37.The home was converted to apartments most probably in the 1920s. It has been restored to a single-family home by the current owners.  




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