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John E. and Mary Frances Beaman House

John E. and Mary Frances Beaman House
Street Address: 
2120 White Oak Road
Date: 
1929

A Georgian Revival-style home, the John E. and Mary Frances Beaman House was built by John Beaman for his family during a period of professional success. Beaman owned the J.E.

Oberlin Cemetery

Oberlin Cemetery
Street Address: 
1014 Oberlin Road
Date: 
1873-1971

Oberlin Cemetery is a 3-acre site within the Oberlin community, once a thriving African American village located on Raleigh's outskirts.

Raleigh Furniture Building

Raleigh Furniture Building
Street Address: 
119 East Hargett Street
Date: 
1914-1963

A three-story brick building in the late Romanesque Revival style with Italianate elements, the Raleigh Furniture Building operated as a furniture retailer for much of the 20th century.

Paul and Elsie Stahl House

Paul and Elsie Stahl House
Street Address: 
3017 Granville Drive
Date: 
1956

Designed by local architect G Milton Small, a student of Mies van der Rohe, the Stahl House is an excellent example of a Contemporary Ranch style residence, as evidenced by its low-slung gable roof

G. Dewey and Elma Arndt House

G. Dewey and Elma Arndt House
Street Address: 
1428 Canterbury Road
Date: 
1961

Built in the early 1960s, this dramatic Modernist home is defined by its low, sweeping front gable deck roof that covers a recessed porch.

Raleigh Bonded Warehouse

Raleigh Bonded Warehouse
Street Address: 
1515 Capital Boulevard
Date: 
1923-1956

Located one mile north of downtown, the Raleigh Bonded Warehouse complex developed between 1923 and 1956. It consists of the original warehouse (1923); an office (ca. 1923, expanded ca.

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Building

Grand United Order of Odd Fellows Building
Street Address: 
115 East Hargett Street
Date: 
ca. 1880

An early commercial building, this utilitarian, three-story painted brick structure was originally a clothing warehouse and manufacturing facility.

Free Church of the Good Shepherd

Free Church of the Good Shepherd
Street Address: 
110 South East Street
Date: 
1874

This board and batten Carpenter Gothic-style church, designed by Reverend Johannes A. S. Oertel, was constructed in 1874 and augmented in 1899 and 1914.

Cameron-Maynard-Gatling House

Cameron-Maynard-Gatling House
Street Address: 
504 East Jones Street
Date: 
ca. 1860-1865

This one-story, wood frame house with a hipped roof is one of the oldest homes in the Oakwood Historic District and is depicted in an 1872 birds-eye view map of the city.

Harwell Hamilton And Jean Bangs Harris House And Office

Harwell Hamilton And Jean Bangs Harris House And Office
Street Address: 
122 Cox Avenue
Date: 
1968-1970; 1977

Harwell Hamilton Harris, an internationally known Modernist architect, designed this flat-roofed, stucco-clad house to include living quarters for himself and his wife, a studio for his architectur

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