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Exterior door details

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

Title:
Exterior door details
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Detail drawings (Drawings)
Doorframes
Doors
Sills (Opening components)
Original Format:
Tracings
Extent:
660mm x 914mm
Item identifier:
mc00240-001-ff0201-001-001_0030
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural drawings
Design and construction documents
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 Special Collections Research Center at NCSU Libraries
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: Merry Acres (Winston-Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Lashmit, Luther D. 
Architect:
more info on Northup & O'Brien (Winston-Salem, N.C.) 
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:
Balconies
Decoration and ornament
Demolished buildings
Houses
Housing, Single family
International style (Architecture)
Lost architecture
Latitude, Longitude:
36.111675, -80.293615