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Side view, Blandwood, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina

Blandwood (Greensboro, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Side view, Blandwood, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Houses
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh0366pnc008
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Location:
Oak Ridge (Guilford County, N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides) held by Preservation North Carolina
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: Blandwood (Greensboro, Guilford County, 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 one of A. J. Davis's first Italianate villas, and as one of 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:
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Buildings -- Repair and reconstruction
Governors -- North Carolina
Historic buildings
Historic buildings -- Remodeling
Houses
Housing, Single family
Italian Villa Style
Italianate (North American architecture styles)
National Historic Landmarks
National Register of Historic Places
Towers (Building divisions)
Villas