George Watts Carr, Sr., attributed architect
1001 Raleigh Rd.
Images Published In:
M. Ruth Little, The Town and Gown Architecture of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1795-1975 (2006).
The residence, inspired by the example of Colonial Williamsburg, was built for George Watts Hill, the illustrious business and civic leader, major supporter of the university, and key figure in the development of the Research Triangle Park. After Hill’s death, the place was used for a time as the university chancellor’s residence.