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2480 Rivermont Ave




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Address:
2480


Property Name:
Anderson's Piggly Wiggly


Date Built:
1920s


Architect:
Stanhope Johnson


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Business


Style & Architectural Description:
Commercial. 1-story, 3-bay concrete block commercial building with brick veneer. Central projecting bay. Corbel brickwork alone cornice. Multi-light transoms over store windows.


Owners:
1920s-1966 Anderson's Brother Realty Corporation 1966-1999 Pearson's Peakland Drugstore Incorporated 1999-2001 Investment Properties of Lynchburg 2001-2007 Randolph-Macon Woman's College Trust 2007-Present Randolph College (from city directories until 2014) 1933-1934: Rivermont Beauty Salon; 1935-1941: Piggly Wiggly grocers Anderson Branch; 1942-1952: Anderson Super Market; 1953-1964: listed with 2478; 1965-1976: not listed; 1977: King's Market grocery; 1978-1984: not listed; 1985-1986: Food World; 1987-1988: Food Land; 1989-1990: Avenue Food grocery; 1991-1993: Osinga's Grocery; 1994-1995: not verified; 1996: vacant; 1997: Jhoon Rhee Karate; 1998: not listed; 1999: Karate International; 2000-2002: not listed; 2003-2010: Macon Bookshop; 2011-2013: not listed; 2014: Riverside Runners


Anecdotal Information:
In the early 2000s this building served as the bookstore for Randolph-Macon Woman's College and then Randolph College. It is currently Randolph College Pre-School.




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