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1919 Rivermont Ave




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Address:
1919


Property Name:
Charles Scott Adams House/Virginia School of the Arts


Date Built:
1907


Architect:
N/A


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Single Family


Style & Architectural Description:
Colonial Revival. Tall 2 1/2-story, 3-bay hip-roofed brick house with end chimneys, dentil and modillion cornice, and decorative brickwork over doors and windows. Two-story, flat-roofed porch has Ionic columns. Balcony extends above front entrance. Porches on either end. One on west has additional porte-cochere.


Owners:
1907-1943 Unknown 1943-1946 Lottie G. Adams 1946-1961 Hazel H. Cohen 1961-1970 W. M. & Muriel Casey Jr. 1970-1995 Seven Hills School Incorporated 1995-2010 Virginia School of the Arts 2010-Present Martin & Donna Donovan


Anecdotal Information:
House was built in 1906 for C. S. Adams, and was designed by J. M. B. Lewis. One of the earlier examples of Virginian Georgian-style on Rivermont Avenue. From 1995 to 2010 the property served as dormitory space for the Virginia School of the Arts. The current owners have restored it to a single family residence.




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