Category: mid-century modern


Cameron Village Post Office – 1962

June 12th, 2012 — 7:54pm

  • Status: In use
  • Location: 505 Oberlin Road
  • Architect:  Leif Valand

The Cameron Village Post Office will soon be one of the last remaining large modernist structures in Cameron Village designed by Leif Valand.

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1620 Hillsborough Street – 1964

June 12th, 2012 — 7:35pm

  • Status: In use
  • Location: 1620 Hillsborough Street
  • Architect: ?

This small office building is located next to another international style modernist building, 1600 Hillsborough Street.

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NC Automobile Dealers Association – 1963

March 27th, 2011 — 8:09pm

The North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association is one of the few commercial buildings in Raleigh designed by the legendary architect, photographer, and NCSU College of Design professor Brian Shawcroft.

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1015 Wade Avenue – 1962

March 13th, 2011 — 8:53pm

1015 Wade Avenue is now home to LHC Structural Engineers. It is located very near other modernist structures, including the Occidental Insurance Building.

It may have once been a church, based on the brick pattern in front of the glass curtain wall.

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401 Oberlin Road – 1957

March 6th, 2011 — 10:34pm

401 Oberlin

Very little is known about this elegant beauty at the corner of Oberlin Road and Clark Avenue. It sits in Cameron Village, and it at high risk for demolition.

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College Station Branch BB&T – 1962

March 6th, 2011 — 7:47pm

This modest BB&T branch is located on the corner of Oberlin Road and Hillsborough Street.

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