C.W. Huff architectural plans for Eugene du Pont's Windsor Farm, Virginia home, copiesCreation: 1936
Windsor Farms is one of Richmond's first planned neighborhood, primarily of Colonial Revival design. Architects included Duncan Lee, William Lawrence Bottomley, and C.W. Huff Jr. This collection includes plans, elevations, details, and typed specifications for a house built for Eugene E. du Pont (1914-1995) by architect C.W. Huff Jr.
- Creation: 1936
8 item(s) (In folder in oversized box with Accession 2519)
8 positive photoprints.
Windsor Farms is one of Richmond's first planned neighborhood, with working beginning in 1926. Architects included Duncan Lee, William Lawrence Bottomley, and C.W. Huff Jr.
Windsor Farms was one of the first communities in Richmond built with the automobile in mind, with a partial grid characterized by curvy roads. The houses come a variety of styles including Colonial Revival, Georgian, Arts and Crafts, Tudor, and Italianate.
Clarence Wright Huff Jr. (1900-1986) worked as an architect in Richmond and was a senior partner in the firm of Huff, Morriss & Cox.
Eugene du Pont III (1914-1995) worked for the DuPont Company before becoming active in other enterprises incuding Founders Corporation, Panama Refining Company, Petrochemical Company of Panama, Ridgely Realty Corporaion, Can-Amera Oils Sands Inc., and Beacon Oil Corporation.
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Plans, elevations, details, and typed specifications for a house built in the Windsor Farms neighborhood of Richmond, Virginia, for Eugene E. du Pont (1914-1995) when he was assigned to manage the DuPont Company's paint factory there.
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