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    • City Hall

    • City Hall, Italiante, Classical Revival, architecture, historic buildings, municipal buildings
    • Wilmington's City Hall was built in 1855-1858. The building's architectural style is Italianate and classical revival. It is located on 3rd Street, between Chestnut and Princess, in downtown Wilmington.
    • Fifth Avenue - 300 block; Ann Street, 400 block.

    • St. Mary's Cathedral, S. Fifth Avenue, Ann Street
    • In 1908-1911, St. Mary's Roman Catholic Pro-Cathedral was built by Rafael Guastavino (father) and Rafael Guastavino (son) in the Spanish Baroque style of architecture. Natives of Spain, the two Guastavinos made extensive use of brick and tile....
    • Conoley House

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    • Believed to be built by John J. Conoley (1818-1870), as his family residence. A merchant in the Saddlery business, he was a native of Halifax, Nova Scotia. In 1857 he was elected special magistrate, an office which he held for many years. Purchased...
    • Herbert McKim

    • Wrightsville Beach (N.C.); Architects
    • Photograph of retiring Chamber of Commerce President Herbert McKim (right) accepting an award of appreciation from Howard A. Penton, Jr., incoming Chamber president. Herbert Pope McKim (1928-2010) was born in Robesonville, NC. He received his...
    • John A. Moore

    • Moore, John A.; African American architects
    • Head shot of John A. Moore. John A. Moore (1888-1939) was born in Rock Hill, NC. During his lifetime he worked as an architect, contractor, and carpenter. He worked in DC as an architect in the Supervising Architect's Office in the U.S....
    • Bowden House

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    • Family Residence of Lemuel Hanry Bowden (1825-1891), native of New Hanover County, lumber inspector and city alderman. Title was transferred (1888) to his daughter Julia Bowden (1859-1944), who married B. Frank Boykin, stockbroker. She continued to...
    • Bellamy Mansion and Kenan Fountain

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, John D. Bellamy, tourist attractions, historical sites, antebellum architecture, gifts,
    • Picture taken at the corner of 5th and Market St on the Carolina Apts. side. The Kenan Plaza Fountain,in the intersection of 5th & Market St., was given to the city by William Rand Kenan Jr. in 1921. The Bellamy Mansion sits in the background...
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, 5th and Market St.. fires, antebellum architecture, historic houses, historical district, mansions
    • Emma Bellamy Hendren, with lit cigarette and an instamatic camera (with flash bulb attached) in right hand and manilla envelope in left, stares at the charred walls as William Lloyd looks through the doorway back at Ms. Hendren.
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, historic places, slave quarters, Market St and 5th St., mansions, fires, antebellum architecture
    • A burned area around one of the marbalized slate fireplaces on the ground floor in the Bellamy Mansion. 2 small glass containers and a framed needlepoint (God bless our home) rests on the mantle.
    • Bellamy Mansion Fire (2)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, historical district, historic buildings, 5th & Market St, mansions, fires, antique furniture, antebellum architecture
    • The terrible destruction caused by a fire in the Bellamy Mansion is shown by the debris littered floor, peeling wallpaper, scorched furniture [sideboards, table holding condiment containers, silver water pitcher and silver covered dish] in what...
    • Bellamy Mansion Renovation

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, antebellum architecture, 5th and Market St., historic houses, tourist attractions, renovations, painters,
    • One lone workman from Tinney Painting climbs scaffolding as restoration work is being done at the rear of the mansion.
    • Burett H. Stephens

    • Stephens, Burett H., 1874-1956; Architects--North Carolina
    • Photograph of Burett Stephens. Burett H. Stephens (1874-1956) was a prominent local architect who was originally a native of Ottawa, Canada. He designed many buildings in Wilmington, NC, including the Sunday School Annex for Grace Methodist...
    • Beverly Tetterton

    • Tetterton, Beverly; Tetterton, Glen; Special librarians; Women archivists; Genealogy and local history; Women historians
    • Photograph of Beverly Tetterton at the New Hanover County Courthouse. Beverly S. Tetterton-Opheim is a native of Williamsburg, Virginia, the youngest daughter of Ella Virginia Levorsen and Lester Norvin Opheim. Mrs. Tetterton and her husband Glenn...

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