Category: Home & Garden

UNC President Margaret Spellings makes her historic house her home

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen A little over a year ago, newly elected UNC President Margaret Spellings walked for the first time under the monumental portico of the 1907 Neoclassical house on Franklin Street that serves as the President’s home….

Art & home

by Liza Roberts photographs by Catherine Nguyen “I’m a bit of an art addict,” says Raleighite Carole Anders, “and enjoy using my home as a ‘gallery.’” Sharing her love of North Carolina painting, sculpture, glass, and ceramics – with friends, charitable organizations,…

N.C. Modernist Houses

“It’s just an easy way to hang out with people who share your same passion. How often do we get to do that?” –George Smart, founder of N.C. Modernist Houses and organizer of Thirst4Architecture by Jessie Ammons When George Smart founded…

Honolulu, N.C.

by P. Gaye Tapp photographs by Catherine Nguyen On tranquil wooded acreage north of Raleigh stands a stunning modernist house inspired by a home perched on Mount Tantalus on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, some 4,8000 miles away. That Honolulu home, designed…

Green acres

by Liza Roberts photographs by Annie Cockrill On a balmy summer evening, guests invited to a dinner for the Jamie Kirk Hahn Foundation followed directions to a “top secret” location in suburban Cary, where an unremarkable street led them to a magical…

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