Herbert W. Simpson, architect
New Bern, Craven County
300 block, Broad St., New Bern, NC
No longer standing
Images Puslished In:
Peter B. Sandbeck, The Historic Architecture of New Bern and Craven County, North Carolina (1988).
The James Blades House, in brick with massive Corinthian porticoes, was regarded as one of the finest mansions in the state in its day, and the epitome of Simpson's Southern Colonial style. It was razed ca. 1967.