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Item information

Title:
Entrance, Mint Museum
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Museums
Exhibition buildings
Entrances
Stairs
Porches
Columns
Entablatures
Pediments
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Item identifier:
ncar_N_86_11_606
Photographer:
Schuchman, Joseph more info on Schuchman, Joseph 
Created Date:
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Mecklenburg County (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Beaux Arts to Modernism

Source information

Repository:
State Archives of North Carolina
Collection:
Division of Archives and History Photograph Collection (State Archives of North Carolina Collection 4.1) 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: Mint Museum of Art (Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Boyer, M. E. (Martin Evans), Jr., 1893-1970 
Built:
Street:
501 Hempstead Place
Community:
Charlotte
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
28207
Historical note:
The site was originally home to a U.S. Mint, constructed in 1837 from a design by William Strickland. It was destroyed in 1934. The "women of Charlotte" arranged to salvage the materials and, with WPA funding, rebuilt the structure to house an art museum.
Location:
Charlotte (N.C.)
Subjects:
Museums
Art museums
Exhibition buildings
Latitude, Longitude:
35.197637, -80.815744