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Hunt, Reuben H. (1862-1938)

Among the most prolific architects in the country, Reuben H. Hunt (1862-May 27, 1938) designed hundreds of religious, educational, and commercial buildings in every state from Virginia to Texas. Although his home office was in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Hunt had satellite offices in Jackson, Mississippi and Dallas, Texas. He was especially known for his designs...

Ittner, Nicholas (1849-1924)

Nicholas Ittner (March 18, 1849-October 3, 1924) was a building contractor based in Atlanta who erected several buildings in North Carolina during a short but busy period around the turn of the twentieth century. He worked in Atlanta for some forty years and practiced throughout the Southeast, including construction of a theater in Columbia...

Jenkins, W. Edward (1923-1988)

W. Edward (Willie) Jenkins (Nov. 14, 1923-March 18, 1988) was among the few African American architects practicing in North Carolina in the mid-twentieth century. He worked in the Greensboro office of Edward Loewenstein (Loewenstein and Atkinson) from 1949 to 1962 and thereafter on his own until his death. Like Loewenstein, who was evidently the...

Johnson, Stanhope S. (1882-1973)

Stanhope S. Johnson (1882-1973) was a prolific Virginia architect based in Lynchburg who designed at least two notable buildings in North Carolina—the Washington Duke Hotel in Durham and the Carolina Theatre and Hotel in Winston-Salem, large and luxuriously detailed tall buildings that instantly became landmarks of their cities. He is believed to have planned...

Keller, Harry P. S. (1869-1938)

Harry P. S. Keller (1869-1938), a versatile architect active in Wilmington and Raleigh in the early 20th century, planned a variety of buildings from residences to commercial buildings and college buildings at present North Carolina State University. Harry Keller was the son of Samuel Prescott Keller of Laurel, Maryland. Little is known of his training...

Kendall and Taylor

The firm of Kendall and Taylor, formed about 1908 by Henry H. Kendall and Bertrand E. Taylor, was the last of Taylor's partnerships with other Boston architects that produced work in North Carolina. (See the entry for Taylor.) Kendall, the senior partner, was a fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and served...

Kennedy, James Matthew (1881-1948)

James Matthew Kennedy (1881-1948), architect, was a native of Wayne County, North Carolina, who graduated from present North Carolina State University and designed public schools and other buildings during the state's early 20th century's emphasis on public construction projects. Son of an established family in Wayne County, Kennedy attended local schools and then studied textile...

Kramer, Joseph Perry (1867-1924)

Joseph Perry Kramer (1867-1924), a carpenter, builder, and architect, planned and constructed many of Elizabeth City's buildings during the early 20th century. He was a representative example of the many builders who worked in a locale for many years, producing a wide range of building types that shaped the architectural character of their communities Born...

Lane, John B. (1834-1910)

John B. Lane (1834-1910), a leading builder in post-Civil War New Bern, was one of three sons of New Bern's best-known antebellum builder, Hardy B. Lane, Sr. (1793-1856). The other sons were Frederick Lane (ca. 1824-1868) and Hardy B. Lane, Jr. (b. ca. 1829). Doubtless trained by their father, the Lane sons entered building...

Leitner, Joseph F. (1871-1930)

Joseph F. Leitner (June 13, 1871-June 2, 1930) was a mobile and prolific architect who began his career in Georgia, then worked in South and North Carolina, returned to Georgia, and ended his days in Florida. During a highly productive decade in Wilmington, North Carolina, first with his partner William J. Wilkins and then...

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