Monroe Ward

Grace & First

13, 15, & 17 East Grace – Downtown/Monroe Ward

Our first development project in Richmond and one of the oldest properties in our portfolio. Grace and First consists of three townhouses, a carriage house and a walled garden. The buildings now contain 19 one-bedroom apartments with new kitchens, baths and central air.

Built in 1853, Grace and First’s weathered brick and architectural details are evocative of an era of gaslights and horse-drawn carriages. All apartments have wonderfully high ceilings, oversized windows and decorative fireplaces.

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Richmond Arts

115 North 1st Street-Downtown/Monroe Ward

We never considered managing properties that we had not developed, but when the opportunity arose, we were delighted to add these beautiful buildings to our portfolio.

The Richmond Arts Building was built in the 1920s for a local decorating and design firm. Its Spanish-Mediterranean style includes many fanciful details such as carved lion statues, a columned terrace, and cast-plaster shields. The adjacent Winston House, which was built in the 1870s as a residence, features a particularly ornate wrought-iron front porch.

The interiors of these buildings have now been joined, and they offer a variety of studios, one bedroom, and two bedroom apartments. You will find high ceilings and large windows throughout the property. Most apartments have hardwood floors, and some have private balconies.

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Linden Tower

116 East Franklin Street-Downtown/Monroe Ward

A truly beautiful building with extraordinary views, Linden Tower’s appeal is derived from clean architectural lines and perfect balance. The enormous number of windows gives the building a light and airy character, and provides the apartments with panoramic views of the city.

All of the apartments have high ceilings, new kitchens and baths, central air/heat, ceiling fans, high speed SDSL Internet access and, in most cases, spectacular views of the city. Most apartments are corner units with huge windows wrapping around the living space. At street level there are a variety of loft-style spaces with soaring ceilings that accommodate a mezzanine level. These apartments offer the flexibility of living and work space on separate levels.

Located in Monroe Ward, this building has easy access to the financial district, the Fan, Shockoe Slip, the Canalwalk and the James River. Interstates 64 and 95 are close by and the airport is a mere 15 minutes away. DirecTV Cable, High speed Internet, water, sewer, and trash are all included.

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