Discoveries: Architecture

Recent Articles

April 20th, 2022

Investigating Millford’s “Garden” and “Gun” Buildings

Author: Jeff Klee, Architectural Historian One of the lingering questions about Millford is the date of the so-called garden and gun buildings, the small one-story…

January 19th, 2022

“Beyond any other family in the place”: The Donaldsons in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Authors: Grant Quertermous, Curator and Director of Collections, and Robert Leath, President Friends of Classical American Homes and its sites will recognize the name Robert…

November 15th, 2021

A Chronology of Richard H. Jenrette’s Historic Properties, Part I: The Houses

Author: Grant Quertermous, Curator and Director of Collections “There’s no place like home,” Richard H. Jenrette wrote in his book, Adventures With Old Houses, “the…

November 13th, 2021

Gore Vidal at Edgewater

Author: Grant Quertermous, CAHPT Curator & Director of Collections  “I have a recurring dream about Edgewater,” author Gore Vidal wrote in his autobiography, Palimpsest, “and…

August 16th, 2021

Preserving Millford’s Stable Roof

Authors: Will Hamilton, CAHPT Director of Historic Preservation & Dr. Jeff Klee, CAHPT Vice President & Senior Director of Architecture In 1839 John Laurence Manning…

June 22nd, 2021

Preservation Begins with Research

Author: Jeff Klee, Ph.D., CAHPT Vice President & Senior Director of Architecture The serious study of architecture is at the heart of the Classical American…