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Williamsburg architectural firm to close after 50 years

Williamsburg architectural firm to close after 50 years

An architectural firm that has been a long-time fixture in the city will close its doors next month.

Carlton Abbott and Partners, founded more than 50 years ago by Carlton S. Abbott and his late father, Stanley W. Abbott, will close its Duke of Gloucester Street office, where it has been for 46 years, in March.

The firm has designed more than 100 award-winning buildings. Among the firm's local projects are the College of William and Mary's The Muscarelle Museum of Art as well as the Williamsburg Community Building and Green with Fountain Plaza.

In preparation for the 400th anniversary of Jamestown in 2007 Carlton Abbott and Partners designed the Yorktown Riverfront...

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