Duryea and Potter, decorators; Charles McMillen, architect (1899-1900); James F. Post, architect and builder (1858)
Wilmington, New Hanover County
602 Market St., Wilmington, NC
No longer standing
Images Published In:
Susan Taylor Block, Cape Fear Lost (1999).
Beverly Tetterton, Wilmington: Lost But Not Forgotten (2005).
Post’s ledger records “Plans for House with Specifications” and “superintending the construction of Dwelling for Joshua G. Wright”, $100 and $750, respectively. Lawyer and political figure John D. Bellamy, Jr., employed architect McMillen to transform the large antebellum Italianate house into an opulent Queen Anne residence complete with tower and ornate interior fittings. The local newspaper marveled at the lavish interiors by Duryea and Potter of New York. The house burned in 1972.