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View, Blandwood, Greensboro, North Carolina

Blandwood (Greensboro, N.C.)

Item information

Title:
View, Blandwood, Greensboro, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Houses
Item identifier:
buch0303
Photographer:
Architect:
Builder-architect:
Builder:
Created Date:
to
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Description:
Provenance: Governor John Motley Morehead, first owner | Architectural Note: The newly redesigned home retained the existing building formerly owned by Henry Humphreys, founder of Mount Hecla Mill. The home was reconstructed in 1983. | Historical Note: As one of A. J. Davis's first Italianate villas, the home inspired countless imitations and popularized the center-tower villa across the nation. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Greensboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (Buchman) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Community:
Greensboro
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
Governor John Motley Morehead, first owner
Architectural note:
The newly redesigned home retained the existing building formerly owned by Henry Humphreys, founder of Mount Hecla Mill. The home was reconstructed in 1983.
Historical note:
As the country's first Italianate villa, the home inspired countless imitations and popularized the center-tower villa across the nation. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Greensboro (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Housing, Single family