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Hayden, Wheeler, and Schwend (1899-1900)

Headquarters:
  • Charlotte, North Carolina
Trades:
  • Architect
NC Work Locations:
  • Concord, Cabarrus County
  • Cabarrus
  • Durham, Durham County
  • Durham
  • Greensboro, Guilford County
  • Guilford
  • Statesville, Iredell County
  • Iredell
  • Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
  • Mecklenburg
Building Types:
  • Commercial;
  • Educational;
  • Public;
  • Religious;
  • Residential

Biography

The architectural firm was formed in 1899 in Charlotte when Oliver Duke Wheeler and Luke Hayden of Hayden and Wheeler took Louis E. Schwend as partner. Schwend died in November 1900. This was one of a series of partnerships formed by Wheeler. For the firm's operation and selected building list, see the entries for Oliver Duke Wheeler and Louis E. Schwend.

Authors: Catherine W. Bishir and Angie Clifton.

Published 2009

Building List

J.W. Cannon House (Concord, Cabarrus County)

Cabarrus Concord

1900

Contributors:
Dates: 1900
Location: Concord, Cabarrus County
Street Address: 65 N. Union St., Concord, NC
Status: Standing
Type:
  • Residential
Images Published In:
  • Peter R. Kaplan, The Historic Architecture of Cabarrus County, North Carolina (2004).

J.W. Cannon House

Trinity College Library (Durham, Durham County)

Durham Durham

1902

Contributors:
Dates: 1902
Location: Durham, Durham County
Street Address: Trinity College Campus, Durham, NC
Status: No longer standing
Type:
  • Educational
Images Published In:
  • Claudia P. Roberts (Brown) and Diane E. Lea, The Durham Architectural and Historic Inventory (1982).
Note:

The photograph shows a portion of the Trinity College Campus (now the East Campus of Duke University). The building in the right foreground is the Craven Memorial Bulding designed by Hook and Sawyer. Behind it, the domed building is the Trinity College Library by Hayden, Wheeler, and Schwend.

Trinity College Library

Guilford County Jail (Greensboro, Guilford County)

Guilford Greensboro

1899

Contributors:
Dates: 1899
Location: Greensboro, Guilford County
Street Address: Courthouse Square, Greensboro, NC
Status: No longer standing
Type:
  • Public

Iredell County Courthouse (Statesville, Iredell County)

Iredell Statesville

1899

Contributors:
Dates: 1899-1900
Location: Statesville, Iredell County
Street Address: Center St. at Court St., Statesville, NC
Status: Standing
Type:
  • Public
Images Published In:
  • Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).
Note:

This courthouse, designed by Louis Schwend, became the prototype for many other courthouses designed by Wheeler and his partners in North Carolina.

Iredell County Courthouse

Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company (4Cs) Office (Charlotte, Mecklenburg County)

Mecklenburg Charlotte

1899

Contributors:
Dates: 1899
Location: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
Street Address: Charlotte, NC
Status: No longer standing
Type:
  • Commercial
Images Published In:
  • Mary Norton Kratt and Mary Manning Boyer, Remembering Charlotte: Postcards from a New South City, 1905-1950 (2000).
Note:

The Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company Building is the first building on the left in the postcard.

Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company (4Cs) Office

Grace A. M. E. Zion Church (Charlotte, Mecklenburg County)

Mecklenburg Charlotte

1900

Contributors:
Dates: 1900-1902
Location: Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
Street Address: 219 S. Brevard St., Charlotte, NC
Status: Standing
Type:
  • Religious
Images Published In:
  • Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina Architecture (1990).
  • Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).
Note:

Contractor William W. Smith was a leading member of the congregation, which was formed in 1886.

Grace A. M. E. Zion Church

Hayden, Wheeler, and Schwend's Work Locations

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