6 Notable Buildings In RVA’s Court End


1. Monumental Church

This church is considered one of the oldest American Greek Rival churches. It was built to honor the people who died in The Richmond Theatre Fire and designed by an architect with a particular passion for fireproofing. The bodies of the fire’s victims remain in the church’s crypt.

2. The White House Of The Confederacy

This is the Confederate version of The White House and home of Jefferson Davis.

3. Governor’s Mansion

The home of Virginia’s Governor. Free tours are open to the public several days a week.

4. The Egyptian Building

The Egyptian Building at VCU is widely considered America’s greatest structure from the Egyptian Revival period. The style was chosen for this medical building as a nod to the Egyptian roots of medicine.

5. Wickham House

The Wickham House was owned by Aaron Burr’s Lawyer John Wickham and is a National Historic Landmark.

6. Morson’s Row

Morson’s Row is a 19th century row of three houses that stand out from the rest of Richmond architecture for its Italianate design.

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