Heck-Andrews House

Architect G. S. H. Appleget designed this house for Confederate Colonel Jonathan McGee Heck. A characteristic mansard roof caps the Second Empire house and a dramatic central tower adorns the facade. Patterned slate and ornate brackets, window surrounds, and porch posts make this one of Raleigh's most distinctive Victorian-era houses. previously owned by the state, which restored its deteriorated exterior, the house is being converted by the North Carolina Association of Realtors, Inc. for office use and first floor venue space.

Date: 1870

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Heck-Andrews House, 2009

Heck-Andrews House, 2009

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

Heck-Andrews House, 1980

Heck-Andrews House, 1980

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Heck-Andrews House, ca. 1863-1882

Heck-Andrews House, ca. 1863-1882

Image courtesy of North Carolina Postcard Collection (P052), North Carolina Postcards, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. View File Details Page

Heck-Andrews House, 1869

Heck-Andrews House, 1869

Interior Stairs. Image courtesy of Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection. Stairs, Heck-Andrews House, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina. Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides). Preservation North Carolina. July 29, 2014. http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/catalog/bh2071pnc004. NCSU Libraries’ Digital Collections: Rare and Unique Materials. View File Details Page

Heck-Andrews House, 1869

Heck-Andrews House, 1869

Image courtesy of Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection. View, Heck-Andrews House, Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina. Preservation North Carolina Historic Architecture Slide Collection, 1965-2005 (PNC slides). Preservation North Carolina. July 29, 2014. http://d.lib.ncsu.edu/collections/catalog/bh2071pnc003. NCSU Libraries’ Digital Collections: Rare and Unique Materials View File Details Page

Heck-Andrews House, date unknown

Heck-Andrews House, date unknown

Image courtesy of Heck-Andrews House, Raleigh, N.C., North Carolina Postcard Collection (P052), North Carolina Postcards, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill View File Details Page

Heck-Andrews House

Heck-Andrews House

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Heck-Andrews House

Heck-Andrews House

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Street Address:

309 North Blount Street [map]

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RHDC, “Heck-Andrews House,” Raleigh Historic, accessed June 26, 2017, http://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/67.
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