James B. Duke Mansion

Contributors:
C. C. Hook, architect;
Variant Name(s):
White Oaks; Lynnewood
Dates:
1915; 1919
Location:
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
Street Address:
400 Hermitage Rd., Charlotte, NC
Status:
Standing
Type:
Residential
Note:
The large frame house was built for Southern Power Company executive Z. V. Taylor, then acquired by James B. Duke, who wanted a home in Charlotte near headquarters of his Southern Power Company. Duke had Hook triple the size of the residence.