John W. Thompson House

The Thompson house is one of several remaining dwellings from the once-grand residential corridor that extended along Hillsborough Street from the Capitol west to Oberlin Road. The house, a combination of Queen Anne detailing and Colonial Revival form and decoration, is a hybrid style often called Southern Colonial. John Thompson, a prominent Raleigh businessman, built this house for his eight-member family. It now houses offices.

Date: ca. 1910

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John W. Thompson House, 2009

John W. Thompson House, 2009

Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission. View File Details Page

Street Address:

1117 Hillsborough Street [map]

Cite this Page:

RHDC, “John W. Thompson House,” Raleigh Historic, accessed June 29, 2017, http://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/129.

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