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North and west elevations, Blandwood, Greensboro, North Carolina

Blandwood (Greensboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
North and west elevations, Blandwood, Greensboro, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Houses
Elevations (Building divisions)
Original Format:
Measured drawings; scale: 1/8 in. = 1 ft.; 483mm x 610mm
Item identifier:
bh036603201
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Architect:
Builder:
Builder:
Created Date:
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Description:
3 of 6 | 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 drawings
Location:
Greensboro (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Historic Architecture Research. Project Records (UA110.041) held by
Note field:
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Rights:
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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:

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
Historic buildings
National Register of Historic Places
National Historic Landmarks

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