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Vowles Townhouses, 1111-1113 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA

Vowles Townhouses, 1111-1113 West Main Street, Charlottesville, Charlottesville, VA

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Summary

1993 Charles E. Peterson Prize, Entry
Significance: The first of these townhouses was most likely built by James Dinsmore, one of the craftsmen recruited by Thomas Jefferson to work on the University of Virginia. The second townhouse was built for John Vowles, a merchant and proprietor of the Eagle Hotel, the main hotel in Charlottesville at the time. The Vowles Townhouses represent a unique pair among the few remaining buildings of their type in Charlottesville.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N137
Survey number: HABS VA-1336

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Dillard, J Brian
McCormick, Nathaniel S
Lay, K Edward, project manager
University of Virginia, School of Architecture, sponsor
Cary, Brian, transmitter
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Location

Charlottesville (Va.)38.02931, -78.47668
Google Map of 38.0293059, -78.47667810000002
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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