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2484-2488 Rivermont Ave




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Address:
2484-2488


Property Name:
N/A


Date Built:
1915


Architect:
N/A


Contractor:
N/A


Function:
Business


Style & Architectural Description:
Commercial/No Style. 1-story, 3-bay, 6-bay brick office/retail building. An arcade is on the front of the west 3 bays, a restaurant in the east 2 bays. Metal canopies are over the bays of the arcade. Second part of complex is 2-story, 3-bay brick office building with two ground-floor businesses.


Owners:
1915-Unknown C.O. Estate, Fidelity National Bank Trustees. Unknown-1939 Lynchurgh National Bank & Trust Co. Emaline Thornhill 1939-1963 C.O. Estate, Fidelity National Bank Trustees 1963-1964 Emaline L. Thornhill 1964-1964 Aubrey E. Jr. & Steven Thornhill 1964-1976 Westerly Acres Inc 1976-1979 David D. & Leslie M. Basten 1979-2006 Rivermont Company 2006-Present Woo Enterprises LLC (from city directories until 2014, with all addresses below) 2484:: 1911-1915: College Park P.O.; 1916-1926: not listed; 1927-1938: Charles O. Thornhill grocer; 1939-1943: George F. Wright Grocers & Meats; 1943-1956: Baldock & Co Grocers; 1951-1954: Charles Hughes Meats; 1957: vacant; 1958-1979: Stork's Inc Women's Clothing; 1969-1971: Back Alley Art Shop; 1980-1985: As You Like It Women's Clothing; 1980-1981: Racing & Courting Limited; 1981-1983: Virginia Ten Miler; 1982-1983: Avenue Spa; 1984: Force Five Capitol; 1985: Super Tan; 1985-1991: Virginia Arts; 1986-1990: Carter Bate's Women's Clothing; 1986-2005: Elsie's Beauty Salon; 1986-1988: Kirby's Jewelry Repair & Engraving; 1989: Gilbert's Employment Agency; 1991-1993: Samanda Too's; 1991: Access Business Systems; 1992: Federated Insurance Agency; 1997: Thursdays & Saturdays; 1997, 2000-2011: Garland M. Gay; 1997, 1999-2001: Eames A Powers Jr. & Co Inc.; 2000-2002, 2004-2005: Classic Touch; 2002-2014: W.H. Burress III Inc.; 2006-2011: Daniel Owens PhD; 2007-2010: Alligator Alley; 2012-2014: Valley Proteins Inc.; 2012-2014: Ameriprise Financial 2488:: 1917-1918: Mrs. Sheard's Hair Dressing Parlor; 1919: E.W. Burkholder, druggist; 1920: vacant; 1921-1954: The Ghent Apartments; 1931: Elizabeth Massie, dress maker; 1935-1939: The Great A&P Tea Co.; 1940-1952: A&P food Stores; 1954: not listed; 1955: under construction; 1956-1968: High's Ice Cream Co.; 1958-1962: The Ghent Apartments; 1969-1970: vacant; 1971-1972: Randee's Italian Kitchen; 1973: residence; 1974-1975: vacant; 1976-1988: not listed; 1989: Avenue Video; 1990-1996: Leo Wood Florist; 1997: vacant; 1998-2005: not listed; 2006: Leo Wood Florist; 2006-2014: Bill Shears on the Avenue; 2010: D.M. Broughton & Ass.; 2010-2014: Fur Kidz Pet Boutique


Anecdotal Information:
There are currently several businesses occupying office space on the second floor of this complex. At street level are: Flint Property Group at 2484, Melheim & Scott Fine Jewelry at 2486 and Fur Kidz Pet Boutique and Grooming at 2488.




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