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First floor plan, second floor plan

Coor-Bishop House (New Bern, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
First floor plan, second floor plan
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Floor plans
Bedrooms
Porches
Kitchens
Original Format:
Linens
Item identifier:
ncar1596-001-bx0001-005-005_0001
Genre:
Design and construction documents
Architectural drawings
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
State Archives of North Carolina
Collection:
Herbert Woodley Simpson papers, 1888-1941 (NCAR1596) held by State Archives of 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 the North Carolina State Archives.
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: Coor-Bishop House (New Bern, Craven County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Simpson, Herbert W. (Herbert Woodley), 1870-1945 
Architect:
more info on Coor, James 
Built:
Street:
501 E. Front Street
Community:
New Bern
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28560
Provenance note:
The home was originally constructed by James Coor, a local house-builder and real estate speculator, to serve as his home. In the early twentieth century the house was acquired by Edward K. Bishop, a merchant and wholesale grocer.
Architectural note:
The house's original appearance was that of a Georgian Revival style residence, but the renovations of 1904 transformed the structure into an example of Simpson's characteristic Southern Colonial style, complete with columns and a full one-story porch.
Historical note:
The home played host to such prominent visitors as President James Monroe and John C. Calhoun.
Location:
New Bern (N.C.)
Subjects:
Houses
Georgian Revival
Colonial revival (Architecture)
Housing, Single family
Architecture -- Conservation and restoration
Southern colonial style (Architecture)
Columns
Historic buildings
Brackets
Eaves
Lobbies (Rooms)
Arches
Mantels
Facades
Gables
Latitude, Longitude:
35.109295, -77.035677