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The T-plan Stockton House on Lancaster Avenue is an excellent example of urban residential architecture built in the nineteenth century. The white painted frame structure consists of two-and-one-half stories, topped by a steeply pitched gable roof.…

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Erected for William Embry and his wife Mary Field, this house has been known as Burnamwood since 1868 when it was purchased by col. Curtis Field Burnam (1820-1909) and his wife Sarah Rollins (1825-1904). Col. Buram was a lawyer, a Kentucky state…

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Arlington was a generous gift to Eastern Kentucky University from W. Arnold Hanger in memory of his parents, Col. And Mrs. Harry Baylor Hanger. It presently serves as a faculty-alumni recreation center. The original house was constructed for Mr.…

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As early as 1818, a house stood on this lot. The original portion, the present ell, was built for Hugh Goddin and was subsequently sold to George Shackelford in exchange for certain lots and $1,500. After Shackelford failed to meet his contact with…

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The central portion of this two-story frame house, constructed in the early nineteenth century, was initially a one-bedroom structure. It was used as a law office by J. B. Miller, who once lived next door. Later, the building served as slave…

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The nucleus of this one-and-one-half-story five-bay residence is recognized as being the oldest existing dwelling in Richmond. Considerably altered by a long ell at the rear and Classical Revival detailing, it was originally a Federal style…

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The Jonah Wagers House is one of the largest Classical Revival dwellings in Richmond. Ornamentation of the two-story residence includes a repetitive use of certain features. For example, a one-story porch, spanning the width of the three-bay front…

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This brick bungalow has steeply sloping gable roof, deep porch-covered facade, and characteristic overhanging flared eaves. Decorative details include a shingled gable dormer wih extended eaves supported by brackets, a porch with arched brick…

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This two-story Three-bay residence is another of Richmond's examples of the American four-square house in the Classical Revival style. A low hipped roof is pierced on each side by a central gable dormer, and widely overhanging eaves have exposed…

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The Kennedy House faces Sunset Avenue, a street which was originally named Thurman Avenue for its developer Joe Thurman. The frame residence is an example of the two-story American four-square house. Built by local builder D. L. Cobb and executed in…
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