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Late Nineteenth Century,1866-1899
According to tradition, this house was built as a surprise by Dr. William J. Hawkins for his brother and sister-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Alexander B. Hawkins. Mrs.
A smaller late-nineteenth-century dwelling became the rear wing of this commodious Queen Anne/Colonial Revival transitional house, erected around 1900 by businessman Carey J.
Master builder Thomas H. Briggs built this simple but stylish Italianate dwelling for local harness maker Leonidas Wyatt and his wife Cora.
This two-and-a-half-story frame dwelling is an excellent example of a middle-class home of the late nineteenth century, and it is one of the few houses on Blount Street that remains on its original
The Victorian-era home of Raleigh mayor William H. Dodd and later of attorney and legislator John Wetmore Hinsdale features a variety of architectural details.
The overall style of the two-story, wood frame Higgs-Coble-Helms house is Italianate but it has the asymmetrical composition typical of Queen Anne dwellings.
These three houses were built in a variation of the Second Empire style by Colonel Jonathan M. Heck, a developer in the Oakwood neighborhood.
G. S. H. Appleget designed this symmetrical Italianate home for Confederate Captain Alexander B. Andrews.
Architect G. S. H. Appleget designed this house for Confederate Colonel Jonathan McGee Heck.
Architect Frank P. Milburn designed this Chateauesque building that stands on Caswell Square, one of the five public squares in the original 1792 plan for Raleigh.
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- Period : Late Nineteenth Century,1866-1899
Raleigh Historic Landmarks (RHLs)
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