Richmond (Va.). Dept. of Planning and Community Development
Original Description (From Book)
This large early twentieth century building was once the home of the Richmond Beneficial Insurance Company. Along with the now demolished Consolidated Bank and the St. Lukes Headquarters this building is symbolic of the emergence of black capitalism.
Original Note (From Book)
700 Block of North Second Street - The northern edge of the most important black shopping street in Jackson Ward, this block contains an interesting collection of old houses and shops.
Type of Building
commercial buildings; banks; office buildings
Richmond Beneficial Insurance Company
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