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    • Architecture with a capital A: The importance of preserving the A-Frame

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • A distinctive architectural form born of the post-war modernist design movement, the A-frame structure has typically not been viewed as significant enough to receive historic preservation attention. This brief argues that A-frame structures,...
    • Carpenter Gothic architecture: Its history, care, and repair

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Revivalist architectural styles were popular during the late 19th and early 20th century, informing the design of residential, commercial, and civic structures. Carpenter Gothic was an offshoot of Gothic Revival, a style popularized in Great...
    • Old house, new future: The revitalization of the shotgun house

    • 2019
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Shotgun houses are the most widely acknowledged expression of African-American architectural design in the United States, rooted in indigenous west African architectural and spatial traditions, and traced from west Africa to Haiti and on to New...
    • Castles & cottages: Tudor revival architecture in America

    • 2005
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • During the late 19th and early 20th century, revivalist architectural styles informed the design of American residential architecture. Among the most popular of the styles was the Tudor revival, which referenced the cottages and manor houses of...
    • A marvel of Modernism: The hyperbolic paraboloid

    • 2011
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The mid-century modernist architectural movement (1950s-1960s) espoused the progressive optimism felt during the years following World War II. The hyperbolic paraboloid, a highly distinctive curved shape resembling a saddle, arose out of this...
    • Concrete privacy in the Madmen era

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Originally found in high architectural designs, screen walls made of pierced, decorative concrete masonry units became ubiquitous across the American suburban landscape by the Atomic Age (1950s-1960s). This brief examines the history, application,...
    • A stone's throw: Asheville's legacy of Pebbledash & Roughcast

    • 2013
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Pebbledash and roughcast are two types of stucco application that have their roots in ancient building history. Brought to Asheville, NC in the late 19th century by Richard Sharp Smith, the architect tasked with designing Biltmore Village, these...
    • Oral history interview with Clara Ridder, 1990 [text/print transcript]

    • 1990-11-19
    • OH003 UNCG Centennial Oral History Project
    • Clara Ridder (1912-2012) came to Woman's College of the University of North Carolina, now The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), in 1959 as professor in the Department of Interior Design. She retired in 1979. She was an author and...
    • Fisher Parker [September 2008]

    • 2008-09
    • MSS215 Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Records, 1973-2014
    • Newsletter of the Fisher Park Neighborhood Association.
    • Fisher Parker [March 2004]

    • 2004-03
    • MSS215 Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Records, 1973-2014
    • Newsletter of the Fisher Park Neighborhood Association.
    • Fisher Parker [November 2005]

    • 2005-11
    • MSS215 Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Records, 1973-2014
    • Newsletter of the Fisher Park Neighborhood Association.
    • Fisher Parker [Winter 1994]

    • 1994
    • MSS215 Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Records, 1973-2014
    • Newsletter of the Fisher Park Neighborhood Association.
    • Fisher Parker [June 2001]

    • 2001-06
    • MSS215 Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Records, 1973-2014
    • Newsletter of the Fisher Park Neighborhood Association.
    • Fisher Parker [June 2003]

    • 2003-06
    • MSS215 Fisher Park Neighborhood Association Records, 1973-2014
    • Newsletter of the Fisher Park Neighborhood Association.
    • The Carolinian [April 8, 1974]

    • 1974-04-08
    • The Carolinian
    • The April 8, 1974, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [January 21, 1982]

    • 1982-01-21
    • The Carolinian
    • The January 21, 1982, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • The Carolinian [March 27, 2013]

    • 2013-03-27
    • The Carolinian
    • The March 27, 2013, issue of The Carolinian, the student newspaper of The University of North Carolina at Greensboro.
    • Future so bright: A history of neon signage

    • 2017
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • Neon signage has fallen in and out of favor since its invention in the early 20th century. At first considered a necessary form of commercial advertising and later deemed tacky and obtrusive, today it is experiencing a resurgence as an artistic...
    • Streamline Moderne: Speeding into the future!

    • 2018
    • CC066 The Historic Dimension Series
    • The Streamline Moderne architectural style sprang out of American culture in the late 1920s, influenced by a wide range of trends from Hollywood, machine design, advertising, consumer engineering, science fiction, and technological advances in...

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