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    • Rheinstein-Green Building

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    • Originally a four-story Romanesque Revival style building constructed for Fredrick Rheinstein (1841-1899), native of Bavaria, wholesale dry goods merchant. The street facade was altered in the Art Moderne style in 1940 when the building was leased...
    • Simeon Archibald Schloss

    • Theatrical managers; Theaters
    • Studio portrait of Simeon A. Schloss. Simeon Archibald Schloss (1865-1913) was born in Virginia. He was the son of Bavarian immigrants who owned several hotels in Raleigh, Salisbury, and Wilmington, NC. Schloss worked in a number of different...
    • Block Shirt Factory (1)

    • Wilmington, New Hanover County, North Carolina, factories, Industries, sewing, clothing
    • Rives industries, which leased space and equipment at the site of Block Industries on S. 3rd St., plans to close in March 1994 after 14 months in business.
    • Orton Hotel

    • hotels, Orton Hotel, Murchison
    • Orton Hotel was built by Col. Kenneth M. Murchison in 1888. James Walker was the general contractor. In 1896 Col. Murchison leased the building to R.W. Wallace and Co. In 1900 the rooms were 2.50-3.50 per day. The hotel was destroyed by fire in...
    • Wrightsville Beach - Ocean Terrace Hotel.

    • Ocean Terrace Hotel, Hotels, Wrightsville Beach, Beaches
    • About 1935, Mrs. J. A. Snyder leased the old Sea Shore Hotel and renamed it the Ocean Terrace Hotel. It was badly damaged by Hurricane Hazel in 1954 and burned to the ground the following year. The Blockade Runner Hotel, which was opened in 1964,...
    • Robert Merritt Kermon

    • North Carolina. General Assembly; lawyers
    • Portrait of Robert Merritt Kermon. Robert Meritt Kermon(1893-1976) was born in Acme, North Carolina. He was educated in the public schools of Wilmington and also attended Alderman Private School. Kermon worked as quartermaster of a steamer and as...
    • Southern Express Building

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    • Renaissance style building constructed for Colonel Kenneth M. Murchison (1831-1904), businessman and banker, who leased it to the Southern Express Company, a railway delivery service. Building sold in 1913 to Wilmington Star Company, newspaper...
    • Orton Hotel

    • hotels, Orton Hotel, theaters, Royal Theater
    • Orton Hotel with three-story wood building beside it where the Royal Theater was later built. Built by Col. Kenneth M. Murchison in 1888. James Walker was the general contractor. In 1896 Col. Murchison leased the building to R.W. Wallace and Co. In...
    • Sternberger Building

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    • Renaissance style building constructed for Isadore J. Sternberger (1868-1811), grocer; and wife, Rebecca Bear (1874-1950). Leased to Hyman Supply Company from 1906 to 1957, purveyors of mill machinery and supplies, whose motto was Everything for...
    • French-Shrier Building

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    • Built for William A. French (1835-1907) as investment property and leased to various merchants including tailors, clothiers and stationers. Purchased in 1914 by Isaac Shrier (1841-1920), clothier, native of Bavaria, who renovated the building in...

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