HIGH POINT MISCELLANEOUS
1949 - The Frank and Margaret Dalton Renovation, 406 Hillcrest Drive, High Point NC. Designed by Charles A. Kendall. Frank Dalton Jr. said in 2015 the design was inspired by the work of architect Harwell Hamilton Harris, from whom he rented an apartment while at the NCSU School of Design in Raleigh. Featured in the High Point Enterprise, 2/1/1951. Renovated by Clayton Mays in 1959, including a sunken living room with bar and fireplace. A greenhouse was added to the roof of the structure in the rear above the bedroom in 1978, and the original carport was enclosed as a garage bedroom for the maid who lived there for many years. Sold in 1996 to Steven and Ellen Irving. Sold in 2015 to Stephanie and Michael D. Goldman. Renovated by Peter Freeman. Color photos by Joseph Hayworth.
1951 - The William K. and Willa C. Whitesell House, 1101 Council Street, High Point NC. Architect unknown, but likely it was William Whitesell who was an industrial arts teacher at High Point Central High School. Built by Whitesell and his family. According to historian Benjamin Briggs, there are similar houses in Durham and Weldon. Sold in 1964 to Betty Jo Clary and Mary Janet Harris. Sold in 1976 to Cicero Stutts and wife Jimmie Stutts. Sold in 1980 to William and Donna Turner. Sold in 1986 to Felix and Joan Marsen. Sold in 2008 to Robert and Toni Woodgeard. Top photo by Joseph Hayworth; bottom photo by Scott Bryson.
1952 - The Howard E. and Beatrice L. Lowe House, 1003 Panther Drive (formerly West College Drive), High Point NC. Designed and built by Everette Hill, who used the same floor plan as the Stronach house next door at 1001 Panther Drive with a different exterior configuration. Sold in 2013 to High Point University for student housing. Photos by daughter Jennifer Lowe Dean; bottom photo by Sally Shader Warther.
1952 - The W. B. Stronach House, 1001 Panther Drive (formerly 1001 West College Drive), High Point NC. Designed and built by Everette Hill. Sold in 1959 to Franklin H. Wood Jr. Sold in 1967 to Marian G.and W. Clayton Mays Jr., still owners as of 2022. Photo by Sally Shader Warther.
1954 - The Everette B. and Juanita Hill House, 1007 Panther Drive (formerly West College Drive), High Point NC. Designed and built by Everette Hill. Sold in 2009 to High Point University for student housing. Photo by Sally Shader Warther.
1954 - The William H. Steed House, 225 Jones Circle, Thomasville NC. Steed was a prominent attorney in town. Designed by Sebastian Richard Rio of Arlington VA. Has an oversized granite foundation and tons of cypress. Won a 2002 Glidden Paint competition. Sold in 1977 to Susan P. and Michael F. Hauser. Sold in 2020 to Nicole Y. and Warren R. Sanders.
1956 - 511 Hayworth Circle, High Point NC. Sold in 2021 to Joseph R. Roberts.
1957 - The Delbert S. Risdon House, 526 Dogwood Circle, High Point NC. Designed by Delbert Risdon. Sold in 1967 to Robert F. Metz. Sold in 1974 to Amelia J. and Charlese E. Blair. Sold in 1981 to Martha P. and George S. Kapp. Sold in 1987 to Felicia P. and Ricky M. Hill. Sold in 2014 to Jessica L. Hill. Sold in 2018 to Jay Andrew Jenkins. Top photo by Myra Caffarey.
1957 - The James Raymond Robbins House, 2416 Woodruff Avenue, High Point NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 1958 to James W. Bean Jr. Willed in 1965 to Jennie Peebles. Sold in 1980 to A. E. Hunley, Betsy Cameron, and Rebecca Staples. Sold in 1983 to Clinton P. and Jackie H. Bean. Sold in 1991 to Ervan L. and Delores D. Burcham. Deeded in 1997 to Delores D. Burcham. Sold in 2013 to Quran T. Clarke. Deeded in 2014 to Kimberly S. Edwards. Deeded back to Quran T. Clarke in 2014. Deeded in 2015 to Herman Clarke. Sold in 2022 to VPC Properties LLC. Renovated and available as a rental in fall of 2022.
1958 - The Dewey and Peggy Hinkle House, 609 Overbrook Drive, High Point NC. Built by Samet Construction. House features pocket door, sliding closet doors, and an extensive touch plate lighting system. Carport enclosed in the late 1970s. Deeded to Janet Hinkle Williams. Sold in 2021 to Dawid Maj.
1958 - The James and Sarah Woolen House, 611 Spruce Street, High Point NC. Sold in 2021 to Sheri Decker.
1959 - The Maurice and Thelma Smith House, 1505 Crestlin Drive, High Point NC. It was a gift to the couple from Thelma's father. Located in the Davidson County section of town. Sold to the Burris family. Sold around 1978 to Gary Lee and Joann Robinson. Sold in 2006 to Angela M. and William P. Anderson. Interior photos by Angela Anderson.
1960 - The Charles and Barbara Horton House, 5125 West Wendover Avenue, Jamestown NC. Architect unknown. It was likely Charles Horton, who was influenced by architecture while stationed in Japan during the Korean War. Horton, who built the house, lived there until 2004. The property was originally about 8 acres and overlooked a small pond, but when the state widened Wendover Avenue in the early 1990s the pond and about three acres were taken. Sold in 2005 to Barry and Cecile Stringfield. Sold in 2014 to Sandra Sue Freeman, who used it as a rental. Sold in 2019 to Sandi Berman. Sold in 2022 to Kata and Matthew Walters.
1960 - 700 Overbrook Drive, High Point NC. Sold in 2023 to The Griffith Families.
1961 - The David B. Oden Jr. House, 1015 Panther Drive (formerly West College Drive), High Point NC. Designed by architect David B. Oden Jr. Sold in 2013 to High Point University for student housing. Photo by Sally Shader Warther.
1961 - The Ruth L. and Clarance Anthony Velat House, 131 Penny Road, High Point NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 1976 to Pearline and George Monk. Sold in 2003 to Willie H. and Robert E. Mills. Sold in 2007 to Johnny Lee Gripper. The bank took ownership in early 2014. The house was destroyed and lot sold in 2014.
1961 - The James T. Robinson House, 1008 Willoubar Terrace, High Point NC. Designed by James T. Robinson, who was a doctor. Sold around 2011 and destroyed as part of the High Point University expansion.
1961 - The Edward Silver House, 1073 Sweetbriar Road, High Point NC. About 7100 total sf. Architect unknown. Built by Edward Silver. Sold to his son, Edward Silver Jr. Photo by Scott Bryson.
1962 - The O. Wayne and Betty Lackey House, 510 Emerywood Drive, High Point NC. Designed by William (Bill) A. Sloan of Oden and Sloan (photo above). Sold in 1977 to George and Regina Franck. Sold in 1982 to O. William and Lucille Fenn. Sold in 2009 to Giacinto LLC (Gabriele Natale).
1962 - The Frank Jr. and Lucille Mickey House, 1509 Cherokee Drive, High Point NC. Designed by William (Bill) A. Sloan and David B. Oden of Oden and Sloan. Sold in 2014 to Stephen Wood. Sold in 2015 to Wayne Robertson and Margaret Gillis. Sold in 2017 to Miriam E. Blake and Susan A. Hine.
1963 - The Grace Anne G. and William F. Seckler House, 2731 West Lexington Avenue, High Point NC. Architect unknown. A swimming pool was added to the property in 1978. Sold in 1990 to Linda M. and David A. Daniel Jr. Sold in 2013 to Linda M. and Edward M. Klaisle. Sold in 2014 to Amanda K. and David B. Brookbank Jr.
1965 - The Arthur and Mitzi Gross House, 1901 Wakefield Place, High Point NC. Designed by the owners. Built by CA Brown, according to their son, Mark. Sold in 1975 to D. R. and Dorothy Meadows. Sold in 1978 to Nidal (Nido) and Marina Qubein. Sold in 1992 to Donald and Peggy Hite. Sold in 1997 to Melvin T. Lohr. Sold in 2015 to Julie L. Suggs.
1966 - The Erin Putney Rogers, Elizabeth and Olin Rogers House, 1275 Westminster Drive, High Point NC. Built by Benny Braica Jr. whose business was designing furniture showrooms for local companies. Sold in 2020 to Laura E. Galanti and Stephanie L. Huybreechts.
1967 - The Harvey G. and Joan Tilles House, 1412 Wales Drive, High Point NC. Built by CA Brown. Architect unknown. There is one similar on the north shore of Long Island. The Tilleses admired that house and got a copy of the plans, which Harvey Tilles modified. He recalls the originals were by an architect who was a national President of the AIA during the 1950s, although he does not recall the name. Deeded in 2003 to Joan Tilles. Sold in 2005 to William Thornton Jr. and Linda K. Chenault. Sold in 2009 to Mark and Frances Salter. Deeded in 2018 to SECU. Sold in 2019 to SECU*RE INC.
1970 - The Richard and Emilie Riemer House, 908 North Hamilton Street, High Point NC. Designed and built by Richard Riemer. Sold in 2001 to Jason Glenn Goins. Sold in 2018 to Amanda Schuler. Sold in 2022 to Luisa, George, and Rocchina Holland.
1972 - The J. Thayer and Doris Coggin House, 1032 Rockford Road, High Point NC. Designed by Salt Lake City architect Fred Babcock. Interior by Milo Baughman. Featured in the Greensboro Daily News, 4/8/1973. Still owned by the Coggins as of 2022.
1977 - 1005 Oakhurst Avenue, High Point NC. Sold in 2021 to Ariel Fernandez.
1984 - The Kevin Risdon House, 106 Lost Tree Lane, High Point NC. Designed by Tom Keller. Still owned by Risdon as of 2022. Photos by Kevin Risdon, who did the floor plans.
1986 - The Gray Bowman and Anita VayeHill Bowman House, 1011 Panther Drive (formerly West College Drive), High Point NC. Designed and built by Anita's father Everette Hill. Sold in 2009 to High Point University for student housing. Photo by Sally Shader Warther.
Sources include: Clayton Mays.