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View, Mayor Earl B. Horner House, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina

Earl B. Horner House (Burlington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Mayor Earl B. Horner House, Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Arts and crafts movement
Bungalows
Porches
Original Format:
Color slides
Extent:
2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1004pnc002
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Burlington (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).
RightsStatements.org:
In Copyright
For more information:
http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC/1.0
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: Horner, Earl B. House (Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Wilburn, Leila Ross, 1885-1967 
Built:
Community:
Burlington
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
The structure was built for Mayor Earl B. Horner, first owner, on a lot adjacent to the residence of his brother Charles Horner, and to the Horner family business, Pearson Remedy Company.
Historical note:
Earl Horner served as Mayor of Burlington from 1919 until 1943, and made significant improvements to the city. The house is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
The upswept peaks of the structure's multi-gabled roof indicate the influence of the Arts and Crafts philosophy and of Oriental building styles of the period. The one-and-a-half-story frame structure with German siding also includes an exterior double-shouldered chimney and a recessed side porch with French windows.
Location:
Burlington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Architecture, Asian
Architecture, Germanic
Arts and crafts movement
French doors
Gables
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
Mayors
National Register of Historic Places
One-and-one-half story buildings
Orientalism