Thursday, September 10, 2009

1902 view of the Chesterfield Apartment Building, 900 block of W. Franklin St.

From the July 10, 1902 issue of the Richmond Times.

[click on image above for a much larger view]

The seven-story Chesterfield Apartment building was completed in 1903. It was the first high-rise apartment building built in Richmond. Built of brown brick over a steel frame, the building was designed by the Muhlenburg Brothers firm of Pennsylvania and supervised locally by architects Noland and Baskervill.

[The text of the article - click for larger view]

See the entire issue HERE.

- Ray B.

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