L.M. Thompson, architect
Sanford, Lee County
102 Carthage St.
Images Published In:
J. Daniel Pezzoni, The History & Architecture of Lee County, North Carolina (1995).
The 4-story, brick Carolina Hotel was built almost immediately after the grander Wilrik Hotel in downtown Sanford, which had been designed by Greensboro architect C. Gadsden Sayre. The Carolina Hotel is simply detailed, with a Romanesque Revival arched entrance and terra cotta decorations.