Harwell Hamilton and Jean Bangs Harris House and Office

Harwell Hamilton Harris, an internationally known Modernist architect, designed this flat-roofed, stucco-clad house to include living quarters for himself and his wife, a studio for his architectural practice, and a rental apartment. Harris is known for his use of modular design with well-integrated works that express a unified rhythm along their components. A sheltered wood lamppost with a large glass-globe lightshade marking the entrance walk at the left edge of the building façade is a Harris icon.

Date: 1968-1970; 1977

Images

Harwell Hamilton and Jean Bangs Harris House and Office, 2010 Image courtesy of D. Strevel, Capital City Camera Club.
Harwell Hamilton and Jean Bangs Harris House and Office, 2010 Rear. Image courtesy of D. Strevel, Capital City Camera Club.
Harwell Hamilton and Jean Bangs Harris House and Office, 1977 Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
Harwell Hamilton and Jean Bangs Harris House and Office, 1977 Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.

Location

122 Cox Avenue

Metadata

RHDC, “Harwell Hamilton and Jean Bangs Harris House and Office,” Raleigh Historic, accessed February 5, 2023, https://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/143.