Richmond (Va.). Dept. of Planning and Community Development
Original Description (From Book)
Built before 1876, this house is a good example of a wooden Italianate house built on a raised basement. The cornice, windows and porch are all well-preserved as is the original wood siding.
Original Note (From Book)
The 300 Block of West Leigh Street - The north side of the street has survived as residences, while the southern side has disappeared completely. This was the boundary of the original Jackson Ward and has been a center of the black community for well over a century.
Type of Building
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
English basements; cornices; windows; porches
Historic buildings -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Pictorial works; Architecture -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Pictorial works; Architecture, Domestic -- Virginia -- Richmond -- Pictorial works; Richmond (Va.) -- History -- Pictorial works; Richmond (Va.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works; Jackson Ward Historic District (Richmond, Va.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. -- Pictorial works