Across history and throughout the world, an equestrian facility exists as both accommodations for horse and hound as well as a display of luxury and wealth. From Johann Fischer von Erlach’s royal stables in Vienna to Jules Hardouin-Mansart’s stables situated opposite the Palace of Versailles, the housing of horses was often the priority of the…Read more "Stable Pass- The Modern Equestrian"
“I was within and without, simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.”– Nick Carraway. The Great Gatsby The Chrysler The Empire StateThe Eastern ColumbiaThe Hoover Just uttering the names of these buildings brings a wistful smile and nostalgic thoughts of extraordinary elegance and glamour. Mental pictures of the roaring twenties with all of…Read more "Why I Love Art Deco Architecture"
If you are anything like me, one of the things you love most about Richmond is its historic architecture. The city is filled with many structures and homes built in the 1800s and 1900s. The old houses have a certain charm and character that’s difficult to replicate in newer houses. Some would argue that “charm and…Read more "For the Love of Old Houses"
Are you familiar with the unwelcome frustration, upset, and dread that can accompany your home search? You may be experiencing buyer’s fatigue and are entitled to financial compensation. Unfortunately, we can’t say that. But we can offer you some peace of mind and words of encouragement as you push through the rest of your journey…Read more "Buyer Fatigue in a Competitive Seller’s Market"
It’s the first weekend of May and we’re off to the races! Since 1875, the Kentucky Derby has been a continuous tradition in America’s racing history and I have watched it faithfully for as long as I can remember. As we all gather around our televisions this Saturday to preview the brightest and most talented…Read more "We’re off to the races!"
It’s one of the most architecturally significant buildings in Richmond – and it’s up for grabs. Used in the past as a law firm, a school, and the residence of a Pulitzer-prize winning novelist, what will it become next? The Glasgow House at 1 West Main Street sits on a central block of the city,…Read more "a legacy yet to be written: 1 west main street"
So you need a little help on the mural scavenger hunt? We’ve got you covered. See below. This mural is located at one of reRVA’s listings. This mural is located at a BP gas station. But which one? Located on a street named after a city in Ohio. This mural can be seen from 1st…Read more "Mural Scavenger Hunt HINTS"
1 west main street | historic Greek revival The Square Gray House at 1 West Main Street is a beautifully-preserved Greek Revival with features reminiscent of the Virginia State Capitol with the same construction and methods as employed by Thomas Jefferson. “The house is in the most perfect condition of any of the remaining Greek…Read more "CALLING FOR OFFERS NOW! Due 7/23/21"