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View, John A. Taylor House, Wilmington, North Carolina

John A. Taylor House (Wilmington, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, John A. Taylor House, Wilmington, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Greek revival (Architecture)
Houses
Original Format:
Color slides
Item identifier:
buch0418
Photographer:
Buchman, Tim more info on Buchman, Tim 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) 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: Taylor, John A. House (Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina)

Builder:
more info on Gardner, Benjamin, 1792-1860 
Architect:
more info on McMillen, Charles, 1854-1911 
Built:
Community:
Wilmington Historic District
State:
North Carolina
Provenance note:
John A. Taylor (businessman with steamboat and railroad investments), first owner.
Historical note:
The home served as the armory of the Wilmington Light Infantry from 1892-1951. The structure is attributed to Gardner in later 19th century newspaper accounts (see July 28, 1896, Wilmington Dispatch). The home lies within the boundaries of the Wilmington Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Architectural note:
The marble-fronted brick mansion of severe Greek Revival design is unique in the state.
Location:
Wilmington (N.C.)
Subjects:
Armories
Brick houses
Greek revival (Architecture)
Historic buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
Mansions
Marble
Military buildings

Landscape: Wilmington Historic District (Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina)