Architecture You Love
A North Carolina 501C3 Educational Nonprofit Archive Documenting, Preserving, and Promoting Residential Modernist Architecture

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Enjoy browsing, but unless otherwise noted, these houses are private property and closed to the public -- so don't go tromping around uninvited.

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NORMAN LEO ZIMMERMAN, AIA (1934-2014)

 Zimmerman was born in High Point NC and attended High Point Central HS. He earned a degree in architecture from NCSU in 1957 and began his architecture career as a Lieutenant in the Air Force stationed at Seymour Johnson Air Force Base for several years. He opened his architectural office in High Point in 1959.  He loved working by hand, never changing over to CAD, and it is said he could fix anything with duct tape.  Hands photo by his granddaughter, Annie Venable. 

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Zimmerman is known for the Timberlake Gallery in Lexington NC.




1967 - The Roughton House, 805 Valley Road, Thomasville NC. Additions were made later by another architect.





1976 - The Carol and Ralph Cox House, 1286 Westminster Drive, High Point NC.








1977 - The David Buratavong House, 1009 Wickliff Avenue, High Point NC.  Sold in 2012 to Mary R. and Keith J. Kushner.  Sold in 2016 to K.E. and M.T. Palmer.



1990 - The Norman and Fran Zimmerman House, 3511 Bentbrook Drive, High Point NC.

Sources include: Lucien Roughton, Fran Zimmerman, Jill Zimmerman Venable.