Year Built: 1855; expanded in 1859
Architect: Unknown; at the time, Southern houses were often designed by their owners.
Style: Greek Revival, with Regency-inspired iron balconies and Italianate cornices
Current Owner: William "Bill" Crosby, senior architect, Virginia's Historic Preservation Office
Webster, a wirehaired fox terrier, sits in the front parlor overlooking East Franklin Street. The Empire sofa and upholstered bench have a relaxed air. "You can't hurt them," Bill says.