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Houses North Carolina Charlotte

Minor C. Mayer House

At one time Minor C. Mayer (1849-1916) residence was located at 302 North College Street seen here. The family  moved to a house at 802 South Tryon Street soon after this picture was taken. Mayer owned a large grocery store at 47-49 South Tryon Street.
The bicycles in front of the houses reportedly belong to Mayer's sons, Robert A. and Clinton R. Mayer. The latter owned a drugstore at 301 North Tryon Street.

Physical Description: 8 x 10 black and white with 4 x 5 negative


Mill Houses

Row of mill houses somewhere in Charlotte. Physical Description: 4x5 negative Publisher: Unknown

John S. Blake Residence

The home of John S. and Evelyn Burne Blake at 704 North College Street. He operated Blake's Drugstore on the Square. The family is on the front porch. Physical Description: Negative only Publisher:

Andrew Springs and Isaac Wilson House

This house was once located at the intersection of what is now Highway 115 and Mayes Road. The home and surrounding plantation was the property of Andrew Springs who was a successful farmer, store owner and ran the local post office. Springs died in 1860, and the house became the property of Dr. Isaac Wilson.

Physical Description: negatives only


Mack M. Wallace House North Brevard Street

This Empire Revival House with mansard roof was once occupied by merchant Mack M. Wallace and his family. Located in the 100 block of North Brevard Street, it later became an antique store owned by Archie Moore. Physical Description: 8 x 10 black and white Publisher:

John B. Ross House

The John B. Ross House is a wonderful example of Italian Revival architecture.  at Once located at 502 North College Street, the home was built it between 1894 and 1896.  John B. Ross (1852-1933) was the president of the John B. Ross Company and vice-president of the First National Bank.

Physical Description: 8 x 10 Original print


House on Pine Street

House on Pine Street, thought to be the first house built by James A. Jones, founder of J.A. Jones Construction. Physical Description: Negative only Publisher:

Zebulon B. Vance's Charlotte Residence

The Charlotte residence of Zebulon B. Vance (1830-1894) at Sixth and College Streets. Born in Buncombe County, Vance served twice as Governor of North Carolina. After the Civil War he moved to Charlotte and established a law practice. Later Vance was served as one North Carolina's   a United States Senator.

Physical Description: 3 x 5