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View, Smith Hall (Playmakers Theater), Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina

Playmakers Theatre (Chapel Hill, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Smith Hall (Playmakers Theater), Chapel Hill, Orange County, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Theaters
Universities and colleges
Columns
Original Format:
Color slides; 2 x 2 in.
Item identifier:
bh1280pnc001
Architect:
Builder-architect:
Created Date:
to
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: The building's exterior remains intact, but the interior has been reworked to serve several functions over the years. Inspired by the column capitals at the United States Capitol, Davis's capitals feature corn and wheat rather than acanthus leaves. | Historical Note: The structure is one of Davis's principal surviving works in North Carolina. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historic Landmark.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Names:

Location:
Chapel Hill (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
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:

Architectural note:
The building's exterior remains intact, but the interior has been reworked to serve several functions over the years. Inspired by the column capitals at the United States Capitol, Davis's capitals feature corn and wheat rather than acanthus leaves.
Historical note:
The structure is one of Davis's principal surviving works in North Carolina. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and as a National Historical Landmark.
Location:
Chapel Hill (N.C.)
Subjects:
Universities and colleges
Libraries
Theaters
Historic buildings
National Historic Landmarks
Landmarks
External Resources:
Historic Playmakers Theatre

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