Architecture

Architecture
Architecture overview
by Merryman, Kristen, Scott, Sarah Rice. Architecture in North Carolina: an Overview by Kristen Merryman, North Carolina State University and Sarah Rice Scott, North Carolina State Archives, 2010. See also: Barns; [...] (from NCpedia.)
Architecture- Part 1: Introduction
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Architecture- Part 2: Architectural Influences and Achievements in Early North Carolina
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Architecture- Part 3: Greek Revival, Gothic Revival, and Other Nineteenth-Century Trends
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Architecture- Part 4: Twentieth-Century Innovations and the Rise of the Architectural Profession
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Architecture- Part 5: North Carolina Architecture after World War II
by Bishir, Catherine W. Architecture by Catherine W. Bishir, 2006 See also: Barns; Biltmore House; Christ Episcopal Church; College of Design; Cupola House; Independence Building; State Capitol; Architecture [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Barns
by Harris, Laura. Barns have been used in North Carolina to protect farm animals and store crops and farm equipment since the early days of European settlement. The design of a barn was strongly related to the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carson House
by Hill, Michael. Carson House, located in the community of Pleasant Gardens alongside Buck Creek four miles west of Marion in McDowell County, exemplifies nineteenth-century Piedmont North Carolina life. From 1843 to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Castle McCulloch Gold Mill
by Hall, Lisa Coston. The Castle McCulloch Gold Mill is a restored gold refinery in Jamestown listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Built by Charles McCulloch, a Cornish engineer who brought the new steam [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cisterns
by Carnes-McNaughton, Linda F. Cisterns, large receptacles built for the storage of water, were used in North Carolina for potables or fire protection in all types of urban and rural buildings prior to the advent of modern [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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.)
Duke Chapel
by Kemp, Amy. Duke Chapel by Amy Kemp Government and Heritage Library, 2017 See Also: Duke University, James B. Duke, 20th Century Architecture Duke Chapel is the largest, [...] (from Government & Heritage Library, State Library of North Carolina.)
El Capitolio
by . El Capitolio Extraído de Libro de hechos de El Viejo Estado del Norte. Oficina de Archivos e Historia de Carolina del Norte, Raleigh, 2011. El Capitolio de Carolina del Norte es uno de [...] (from NC Office of Archives and History.)
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. In 1890 the North Carolina Piedmont town of Winston had become as modern as anyone would want it to be. Its residents enjoyed electric streetlights, paved streets, railroad service, telephones, and [...] (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.)
Linn Cove Viaduct
by Vance, Renné. The Linn Cove Viaduct is a 1,243-foot curved bridge that carries the Blue Ridge Parkway around one of the most environmentally sensitive areas of Grandfather Mountain in Avery County. The viaduct [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lumber Room
by Powell, William S. "Lumber room" was a term applied to a room in a home or an out-building in which seldom-used objects were stored if it seemed they might be of use in the future. A North Carolina law enacted in 1715 [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Paton, David
by Sanders, John L. David Paton, architect, the third of twelve children of John (1772–1842) and Elenor Roper Paton, was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He attended the University of Edinburgh (1820–24) and was trained as [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Privies
by Carnes-McNaughton, Linda F. Privies—also known as latrines, loos, johns, outhouses, ajaxes, toilets, or necessaries—were typically small, separate structures associated with a larger domestic, commercial, or industrial [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Rosedale
by Neill, Rosemary Clifford. Rosedale, a handsome plantation house about three miles from downtown Charlotte, is considered one of the finest examples of Federal architecture in North Carolina. Particularly notable is the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Simpson, Herbert Woodley
by Seapker, Janet K. Herbert Woodley Simpson, architect, was born in New Bern, the son of John Archibald, a builder and undertaker, and Mary Elizabeth Higgins Simpson. No information has been discovered about Simpson's [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
State Capitol
by Williams, Wiley J. The State Capitol, located on Union Square in central Raleigh, has been the seat of North Carolina government since its completion in 1840. Raleigh had been chosen as the permanent capital city in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
State Legislative Building
by Johnston, W. Lee, Jr. The State Legislative Building in Raleigh was authorized by the North Carolina General Assembly of 1959 to be built as a permanent home for the legislative branch of the state government. The 1957 [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stronach, William
by Murray, Elizabeth Reid. William Stronach, state capitol stonemason, marble carver, Raleigh businessman, and founder of the family in North Carolina, was born at Stroneveagh (meaning "the place of the Stronachs") in Moray [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Taylor, Robert Robinson
by Powell, William S. Robert Robinson Taylor, architect, was born in Wilmington, the son of Henry, a wealthy mulatto house carpenter, and Emilie Taylor, also mulatto. His father later was described as an able black [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Travelers' Rooms
by Powell, William S. Travelers' rooms were small, porch-like rooms attached to the outside of houses usually situated along stage coach routes and were intended for the use of any passing traveler who needed [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Underwood, Norman
by Roberts, B. W. C. Underwood, Norman by B. W. C. Roberts, 1996 2 Sept. 1862–17 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Union Square
by Cross, Jerry L. Union Square, located near the center of Raleigh as laid out in 1792, was designated as the site for the state legislature and served as its location for almost 175 years. The original statehouse, or [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Well Sweep
by Marshall, Patricia Phillips. A well sweep was an ingenuous device utilized to draw water from a well without ropes or pulleys. It appeared throughout North Carolina on nineteenth-century farms and plantations; both subsistence [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Weller, Sidney
by Powell, William S. Weller, Sidney by William S. Powell, 1996 1791–1 Mar. 1854 Sidney Weller, physician, nurseryman, clergyman, and planter, was born in Crawford, Orange County (then the town of Montgomery in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whitfield, Nathan Bryan
by Jones, H. G. Whitfield, Nathan Bryan by H. G. Jones, 1996 19 Sept. 1799–27 Dec. 1868 Nathan Bryan Whitfield, legislator, planter, and entrepreneur, was born at Pleasant [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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