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Historical and architecturally significant buildings, some of which house VCU administrative offices, line picturesque Franklin Street and comprise the VCU Historic Building Tour.

Ritter-Hickok HouseRitter-Hickok House

821 West Franklin Street
Built circa 1855 and redesigned to its present facade in the early 1900s, the Ritter-Hickok House is the oldest house on Franklin Street and now serves as the home for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Founders HallFounders Hall

827 West Franklin Street
An elegant house built circa 1883-85 with Greek and Gothic detailing, Founders Hall today houses University Relations.

President's HousePresident’s House

910 West Franklin Street
Built circa 1894-96, the President’s House includes the administrative offices of the VCU president, vice president of university relations, and government relations and health policy.

Ginter HouseGinter House

901 West Franklin Street
A modern house of its time, the Richardsonian Romanesque Ginter House was built circa 1888. Today it houses the administrative offices for the provost and vice president for academic affairs, among others.

Scott HouseScott House

909 West Franklin Street
At one time known as the Scott Mansion, the Scott House was built circa 1911 and today houses the Office of University Advancement.