2450 Rivermont Ave

  • Upper Rivermont
Property Name
Gish House
Date Built
Craighill & Cardwell
W. K. Barger
Single Family
Style & Architectural Description
Eclectic/Foursquare. 2 1/2-story, 3-bay hip-roofed frame house with Queen Anne features and rusticated red sandstone walls. House has quoins and beltcourse of contrasting stone. 1-story porch has paired stone columns and stone balustrade. A 1-story, wood-shingled sleeping porch is on the west. A 2-story bay is located on the east with a hipped roof and three windows on each story.
  • 1907-1951 Unknown
  • 1951-1962 Elizabeth & Mary S. Gish Trust & Savings
  • 1962-1976 Elva Jean Newland
  • 1976-1984 James Harding & Peggy C. Martin
  • 1984-1991 Reginald C. Barrack
  • 1991-1994 John F. Carmack
  • 1994-2000 John P. Jones
  • 2000-Present James M. & Lynette L. Shadoan
Anecdotal Information
A very unusual stone house, even more unusual is the use of rusticated red sandstone. House was built for the Gish family and often visited by silent-screen stars Lillian & Dorothy Gish.