JULIA AND ROBERT W. CARR HOUSE I.

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JULIA AND ROBERT W. CARR HOUSE I.

405
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1950
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Split-level type house with side-gable roof, interior chimney, asbestos siding, and a door set in a shallow engaged porch. Alterations include replacement casement windows and artificial siding on the left wing. Robert W. Carr , architect at George W. Carr Associates, built this for his family about 1950.

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405
,
Durham
NC
Built in
1950
Architect/Designers: 
Architectural style: 
Construction type: 
National Register: 
Neighborhood: 
Type: 
Use: 

 

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From the National Register nomination form of 2005, completed by M. Ruth Little

Split-level type house with side-gable roof, interior chimney, asbestos siding, and a door set in a shallow engaged porch. Alterations include replacement casement windows and artificial siding on the left wing. Robert W. Carr , architect at George W. Carr Associates, built this for his family about 1950. [1950 CD, Carr interview]

 

The following information comes from the City Directories and general web searching:

Year Occupant(s) Occupation(s) Other information
1950 Julia (Toms) Carr Robert Winston Carr   architect Robert "Judge" Carr worked for George W. Carr Architects, his father's firm
1954 Jesse Harper Erwin, Jr.        
1963 Lola (Rogers) Williams James Wesley Williams teacher, composer professor Lola was a classical composer who "created a large body of art songs, mostly inspired by Shakespearean texts." James worked at Duke (possibly in the English Department).
1973 Lola (Rogers) Williams       Lola appears to have been widowed by 1973.  She, herself, did not pass away until she was 99 years old, in 2013.
1997 (vacant)        
2006 Mary F. Herndon        
2007 (vacant)        
2008 Julie Johnson       Julie was the founder and author of the All About Beer magazine and website.
2010 Cheryl Chamblee Adam V. Sampieri playwright teacher Cheryl was the co-artistic and managing director of Both Hands Theatre Company.  Adam is a drama teacher at the NC School of Science and Mathematics.

 

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