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    • Mahler Office

    • Built as real estate office by Carl Peter Barthold Mahler (1874-1956), realtor, builder. Rented after c.1917 to a succession of small businesses. Mahler and wife. Meta Brunjes (1868-1957), natives of Hannover, Germany, lived in the deRosset house...
    • Walker House

    • Built by James Walker (1826-1901), a native of Scotland, architect, contractor and builder, who built the old James Walker Hospital and donated it to the city. He also worked on one of the wings of the Capitol building and the old Smithsonian...
    • Walker-Compos House

    • Queen Anne style house built as rental property by James Walker (1826-1901), native of Scotland, architect and builder. Purchased in 1944 by Alex J. Compos (1908-1965); and wife, Polly, natives of Greece and proprietors of City Market Caf.
    • Peter Rutledge Davis

    • New Hanover County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners; Contractors
    • Portrait of Peter Rutledge Davis. Peter Rutledge Davis (1942-) was born in Wilmington, NC. He was educated in New Hanover County public schools and graduated from North Carolina State University. Since 1971, he has been a self-employed builder and...
    • Allen-Woodward House

    • Built by Jacob S. Allen (1829-1895), native of Raleigh, contractor and builder. Purchased in 1891 by Hector McLean Green (1849-1925), native of Lillington, NC, timber inspector, Postmaster, and realtor; and wife, Ida Deems Alderman (1866-1926)....
    • Dave Nathans

    • Churches; Historic preservation
    • Dave Nathans standing in front of what is probably St. Andrews' Presbyterian church during his work on its restoration. Dave Nathans, originally a contractor with Urban Building Development, became involved in the preservation and restoration at...
    • Thalian Hall - 300 block of Princess Street.

    • Thalian Hall, City Hall, Princess Street, N. Third Street
    • Clothing collected for the poor during the Depression years. Entrance of Thalian Hall and steps. Wilmington's impressive City Hall and attendant theater, Thalian Hall, was authorized by the Wilmington Board of Alderman in 1854. John Trimble, a New...
    • Fourth and Market streets, intersection.

    • Fourth Street, Market Street, First Baptist Church, Temple of Israel, Churches, Wilmington Light Infantry, Armory
    • The Harnett Obelisk (center), just east of the center of the intersection of Market and Fourth streets, was erected by the North Carolina Society of the Colonial Dames in 1906, to the colonial heroes of the Lower Cape Fear, including Cornelius...
    • Gwyer-Walker House

    • William A. Gwyer, Esquire, built rear portion of house in the late 1860s. Front section of house built by James Walker, contractor and builder. This property was once owned by Marmaduke
    • Thalian Hall - 300 block Princess Street.

    • Thalian Hall, City Hall, Princess Street, N. Third Street
    • During the Depression years, clothing was collected for the poor. Thalian Hall entrance and steps. Wilmington's impressive City Hall and attendant theater, Thalian Hall, was authorized by the Wilmington Board of Alderman in 1854. John Trimble, a...
    • Home of Mrs. Preston L . Bridgers

    • Bridgers family, 3rd Street, Dock Street
    • Located at 100 South 3rd Street, (and Dock Streets), the home of Mary Bridgers (granddaughter of John Haywood, treasurer of North Carolina and descendant of Richard Eagles whom Eagles Island is named after) and widow of Preston L. Bridgers, son of...
    • St. James Episcopal Church, 1844

    • churches, Episcopal churches, St. James Episcopal Church, South Third Street
    • St. James Episcopal Church, located at One South Third Street, was acquired by the congregation from Armand deRosset (the rest of the land was acquired over the years). It's design and construction involved at least 10 different architects and...
    • Skinner House, Captain

    • Queen Anne style house built for Emily J. Erambert Skinner (1835-1897), wife of Samuel Wallace Skinner (1837-1907), ship builder and partner in Evans & Skinner Marine Railway. Purchased in 1929 by Harriss Bellamy Stone (1901-1956), owner of Marine...
    • North Front Street, 200 block, east side.

    • N. Front Street, Chestnut Street, Murchison-Acme Building
    • At right on the corner of Front and Chestnut streets is the Murchison National Bank - Acme Building. The bank organized in March 1899, moved into the structure in 1902. Charles McMillen was the architect, with John H. Brunjes, the builder....
    • Reaves-Hayes House

    • House built by William J. Reaves (1861-1917), builder and contractor, as investment property. Hubert Hayes (1895-1982); and wife, Margaret Spell (b. 1900) occupied house from 1934 to 1968. Hayes was a long time member of Wilmington Police...
    • Holloway-Hunt House

    • Neoclassical Revival style house built for Cammie Lord Holloway (1874-1960); and husband, Elisha Lambert Holloway (1869-1974), clerk at Angola Lumber Company. From 1910 to 1914, residence of Joseph Schad, contractor and builder, who constructed...
    • Princess Street - 300 block.

    • Princess Street
    • View of the north side of the 300 block of Princess Street, with the entrance to Thalian Hall at left. Note house on the corner of the 100 block of north Fourth Street, which was owned by Sarah Bowden. The pavement of Princess Street is made of...
    • Morrill-Lennon House

    • Craftsman style house built by Charles D. Morrill (1851-1910), native of Boston, MA, contractor and builder; and wife, Caroline A. Williams (1853-1939), native of Columbus County. Purchased in 1920 by Rosser Yates Lennon (1871-1963), freight...
    • Brady House

    • Built by Robert Henderson Brady (1859-1936), bricklayer; builder and contractor, for his wife, Willie Wallace (1864-1944), as their family residence. Remained in family until 1979.


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