Wheeler and Stern (1909-late 1910s)

The architectural firm was formed in 1909 in Charlotte by Oliver Duke Wheeler and Eugene John Stern. This was the last known architectural partnership formed by Wheeler. For the firm’s operation and selected building list, see the Oliver Duke Wheeler entry.

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  • Anson County Courthouse

    Contributors:
    Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1914

    Location:
    Wadesboro, Anson County
    Street Address:

    Courthouse Square, Wadesboro, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Public

    Images Puslished In:

    Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).

    Note:

    The Anson County Courthouse, with a long, Doric portico set in antis, is the only one of Wheeler and partners’ North Carolina courthouses that deviates from the formula established in the Iredell County Courthouse.


  • Avery County Courthouse

    Contributors:
    R.C. Campbell, builder; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1913

    Location:
    Avery County
    Street Address:

    Montezuma St. and Courthouse Dr., Newland, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Public

    Images Puslished In:

    Catherine W. Bishir, Michael T. Southern, and Jennifer F. Martin, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Western North Carolina (1999).


  • Avery County Jail

    Contributors:
    Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1912

    Location:
    Avery County
    Street Address:

    1829 Schultz Cir., Newland, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Public


  • Belk Department Store

    Contributors:
    J. A. Jones, builder; Wheeler, Galliher, and Stern, architects; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1908-1910

    Location:
    Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
    Street Address:

    115 East Trade St., Charlotte, NC

    Status:

    No longer standing

    Type:

    Commercial

    Images Puslished In:

    Mary Norton Kratt and Mary Manning Boyer, Remembering Charlotte: Postcards from a New South City, 1905-1950 (2000).


  • Duplin County Courthouse

    Contributors:
    Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1911-1912

    Location:
    Kenansville, Duplin County
    Street Address:

    Courthouse Square, Kenansville, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Public

    Images Puslished In:

    Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Eastern North Carolina (1996).


  • First Baptist Church

    Contributors:
    W. Lee Harbin, contractor; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1910-1911

    Location:
    Shelby, Cleveland County
    Street Address:

    120 N. Lafayette St., Shelby, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Religious

    Images Puslished In:

    Brian R. Eades and J. Daniel Pezzoni, Architectural Perspectives of Cleveland County, North Carolina (2004).


  • First National Bank

    Contributors:
    Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1909

    Location:
    Burlington, Alamance County
    Street Address:

    Main St. at Front St., Burlington, NC

    Status:

    No longer standing

    Type:

    Commercial

    Images Puslished In:

    Allison Harris Black, An Architectural History of Burlington, North Carolina (1987).


  • Hotel Joffre

    Contributors:
    E.C. Ingram, contractor; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1917-1919

    Location:
    Monroe, Union County
    Street Address:

    301 N. Main St., Monroe, NC

    Status:

    No longer standing

    Type:

    Commercial

    Images Puslished In:

    Suzanne S. Pickens, ed., Sweet Union: An Architectural and Historical Survey of Union County, North Carolina (1990).

    Note:

    The Charlotte Observer of June 23, 1996, reported the demolition of the hotel.


  • James H. Lee House

    Contributors:
    William Erwin Wallace, carpenter; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1912-1914

    Location:
    Monroe, Union County
    Street Address:

    501 S. Church St., Monroe, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Residential

    Images Puslished In:

    Catherine W. Bishir, North Carolina Architecture (1990).
    Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).
    Suzanne S. Pickens, ed., Sweet Union: An Architectural and Historical Survey of Union County, North Carolina (1990).


  • Rockingham County Jail

    Contributors:
    Camden Iron Works, builder; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1910

    Location:
    Wentworth, Rockingham County
    Street Address:

    NC 65, Wentworth, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Public

    Images Puslished In:

    Catherine W. Bishir and Michael T. Southern, A Guide to the Historic Architecture of Piedmont North Carolina (2003).


  • St. Paul's Episcopal Church

    Contributors:
    G. Marion Tucker, contractor; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1911

    Location:
    Monroe, Union County
    Street Address:

    116 S. Church St., Monroe, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Religious

    Images Puslished In:

    Suzanne S. Pickens, ed., Sweet Union: An Architectural and Historical Survey of Union County, North Carolina (1990).


  • Thomas C. Lee House

    Contributors:
    Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1914

    Location:
    Monroe, Union County
    Street Address:

    810 E. Franklin St., Monroe, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Residential

    Images Puslished In:

    Suzanne S. Pickens, ed., Sweet Union: An Architectural and Historical Survey of Union County, North Carolina (1990).


  • Weldon Methodist Church

    Contributors:
    Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1910-1911

    Location:
    Weldon, Halifax County
    Street Address:

    Washington St. and Fifth St., Weldon, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Religious


  • West End Methodist Episcopal Church

    Contributors:
    Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect; Wheeler and Stern, architects
    Dates:

    1910-1913

    Location:
    Winston-Salem, Forsyth County
    Street Address:

    Brookstown Ave., Winston-Salem, NC

    Status:

    No longer standing

    Type:

    Religious

    Images Puslished In:

    Molly Grogan Rawls, Winston-Salem in Vintage Postcards (2004).

    Note:

    The church burned in March 1947.


  • Yadkin Hotel

    Contributors:
    Louis H. Asbury; Oliver Duke Wheeler, architect (1913); Wheeler and Stern, architects (1913)
    Dates:

    1913; 1922 [addition]

    Location:
    Salisbury, Rowan County
    Street Address:

    Depot St. and Council St., Salisbury, NC

    Status:

    Standing

    Type:

    Commercial

    Images Puslished In:

    Davyd Foard Hood, The Architecture of Rowan County North Carolina: A Catalogue and History of Surviving 18th, 19th, and Early 20th Century Structures (1983).


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