Casa Maria (NRIS 90001999)

Address: VA 691 S of jct. with US 250, Greenwood, Virginia. County/parish: Albemarle.

10 contributing buildings. 5 contributing objects.

Added to the National Register of Historic Places December 28, 1990.

Also known as:

  • DHR file # 02-829

From Wikipedia:

Casa Maria
Casa Maria is a historic estate located near Greenwood, Albemarle County, Virginia, United States. The main house was built 1921-1922 in the Spanish-Mediterranean style, with a two-story brick addition that dates from 1928, and was designed by architect William Lawrence Bottomley. The main house consists of two perpendicular, 2 1/2-story, stucco wings with a low-pitched hipped roof and low roof hidden by a parapet. It features an enclosed garden with stuccoed walls, arched entrances, and brick paving is located in the angle of the two wings. Also on the property are two Spanish style stuccoed servant's quarters with decorative metal grilles and tile roofs, and several smaller outbuildings. The gardens were designed by noted landscape architect Charles Gillette.The estate was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1990. (read more...)

Architects:

  • Bottomley, William L.
  • Gillette, Charles F.

Architectural styles:

  • Colonial Revival
  • Mission/Spanish Revival
  • Other

National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/90001999

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