James B. Blades House

Contributors:
Herbert W. Simpson, architect
Dates:

1913

Location:
New Bern, Craven County
Street Address:

300 block, Broad St., New Bern, NC

Status:

No longer standing

Type:

Residential

Images Puslished In:

Peter B. Sandbeck, The Historic Architecture of New Bern and Craven County, North Carolina (1988).

Note:

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.