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Foundation plan

Merry Acres (Winston-Salem, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Foundation plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Foundation plans
Original Format:
Linens; 1/8 in. = 1 ft.; 724mm x 1080mm
Item identifier:
mc00240-001-ff0201-001-001_0017
Architect:
Architect:
Created Date:
to
Genre:
Design and construction documents
Architectural drawings
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
Collection:
Northup & O'Brien Architectural Records, 1917-1980 (MC00240) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
For questions regarding copyright or permissions, please refer to our Reproduction, Use, Citation, and Copyright page (http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/about).
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:

Architect:
Architect:
Built:
Demolished:
Street:
2800 Robinhood Road
Community:
Winston-Salem
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27106
Provenance note:
The home was built for R. J. Reynolds (tobacconist) and his wife.
Architectural note:
Done in the International style, the structure featured both protruding and receding surfaces, balconies, and rounded corners. Thomas Sears served as the project's landscape architect.
Historical note:
The house reminded many locals of an ocean liner and was popularly referred to as "The Ship." It was destroyed in 1978 under the direction of Lashmit.
Location:
Winston-Salem (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
International style (Architecture)
Housing, Single family
Lost architecture
Balconies
Demolished buildings
Decoration and ornament
Latitude, Longitude:
36.111675, -80.293615

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