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City Beautiful Movement
by Huggins, Kay Haire. The City Beautiful movement, a loosely connected grassroots organization devoted to urban renewal, was influential nationwide in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Reacting to the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
City Planning
by Huggins, Kay Haire. When European powers established colonies in the New World, they often gave significant attention to town planning, especially the selection of sites for towns and their designs. In North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
College of Design
by Williams, Wiley J. In 1946 the consolidated University of North Carolina trustees created the School of Architecture and Landscape Design at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, combining the landscape [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dorton Arena
by Williams, Wiley J. The North Carolina State Fair Arena, completed in Raleigh in 1953, was dedicated as the J. S. "Doc" Dorton Arena on 16 Oct. 1961. Dorton, a retired veterinarian, served as State Fair manager from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Drawbridges
by Thompson, Harry L. Drawbridges were built in North Carolina prior to the American Revolution for the purpose of crossing large rivers. At that time, ferries enabled colonial travelers and tourists to traverse deep [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ellison, Stewart
by Reid, Elizabeth Davis. During 1852–54 Ellison was employed in Raleigh in the construction of several Fayetteville Street buildings following a widely destructive December 1851 fire; he also worked on the first buildings at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Governor's Mansion
by Anthony, Robert G., Jr. The Governor's Mansion, located at 200 North Blount Street in Raleigh, is the official residence of the governor of North Carolina. It is the third structure in Raleigh to serve in that capacity [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Hotel Zinzendorf Fire
by Cohn, Scotti. Hotel Zinzendorf Fire "A Thanksgiving Day Disaster" by Scotti Cohn Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2008. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Independence Building
by Williams, Wiley J. The Independence Building, which stood on the northwest corner of "The Square" (the intersection of Trade and Tryon Streets) in uptown Charlotte, was the first steel-frame high-rise building in North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Körner's Folly
by McPherson, Jim. Körner's Folly is the name applied to a house completed in 1880 by Jule Körner (1851-1924) in Kernersville. Noted for its odd exterior appearance as well as for its eccentric and highly decorated [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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