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Next COA Major Work Deadline:
4:00 pm on September 17

Residential, Late Twentieth Century, 1946-1999

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.

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

Philip Rothstein House

Philip Rothstein House
Street Address: 
912 Williamson Drive
Date: 
1959

G. Milton Small found more inspiration from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe than from Frank Lloyd Wight.

Paul & Ellen Welles House

Paul & Ellen Welles House
Street Address: 
3227 Birnamwood Road
Date: 
1956

The Paul and Ellen Welles House was designed by Durham architect Kenneth McKoy, who graduated in 1950 as a member of the first graduating class of the School of Design, established at North Carolin

Matsumoto House

Matsumoto House
Street Address: 
821 Runnymede Road
Date: 
1954

George Matsumoto built this dwelling for himself, pioneering the use of modular building materials in an attempt to control costs.

Bill & Betty Weber House

Bill & Betty Weber House
Street Address: 
606 Transylvania Avenue
Date: 
1953

Architect William Weber, in collaboration with Modernism master George Matsumoto, designed this house as his personal residence.

Small House

Small House
Street Address: 
310 Lake Boone Trail
Date: 
1951 and 1961

Raleigh architect G. Milton Small designed this house as his own residence. It is a nearly square one-story frame house sited on a steep hillside in a bend on Lake Boone Trail.

Ritcher House

Ritcher House
Street Address: 
3039 Churchill Road
Date: 
1950

George Matsumoto, a professor of architecture at NC State's School of Design, incorporated several of Frank Lloyd Wright's Usonian house ideas in his design for the Ritcher House: passive climate c

Henry L Kamphoefner House

Henry L Kamphoefner House
Street Address: 
3060 Granville Drive
Date: 
1950

N.C. State's School of Design Dean Henry Kamphoefner, working with architect and professor George Matsumoto, designed this house for his own family.

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