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Monumental Church

Richmond (Independent City), Virginia
County of Richmond (City).
1224 E. Broad Street
National Register Number: 69000326
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Religious facility. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: VA-3 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: No longer a church. Open for occasional functions..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 11, 1971):
Constructed 1812-1814, this church was erected on the site of the American French Academy, a theater which was destroyed by fire in 1811. Designed to serve both as an Episcopal parish church and as a monument to the 72 people who died in the fire, it is one of America's earliest and most distinctive Greek Revival churches.

Condition:
No new threats.

There are no changes indicated


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