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WINSTON-SALEM MISCELLANEOUS


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1938 - The Florence D. and Herman F. Reissig House, 2516 Woodbine Road NW, Winston-Salem NC. Architect and builder unknown. This flat-roofed, aluminum sided house still has the original steel casement windows, front and side entrances with lattice screens and a tall central brick chimney. Sold in 1974 to Patricia L. Goodwin.


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1939 - The Richard P. and Ruth Melbohm House, 835 South Hawthorne Road, Winston-Salem NC. This was the parsonage for St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church. Local tradition holds that Reverend Meibohm's sister designed it in the International style. She studied at Cranbrook Academy under Eliel Saarinen during summers in 1943 and 1945. George Matsumoto was a fellow student. Renovated in 1990. Sold to Sarah T. Smith.


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1940 - The R. J. Reynolds, Jr. Residence, aka Merry Acres, 2852 Merry Acres Lane, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Luther Lashmit of Northup and O'Brien. Donated in 1966 to Wake Forest University. Destroyed in 1978.


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1941 - The Austin D. and Alberta C. Parker House, 1058 Teague Road, Winston-Salem NC. Parker sketched the designs for this and the next house on a paper bag while sailing back to the United States after one of his trips to Cuba. He hired Fogle Brothers to build two unusual but not really Modernist houses, one for himself and one for his son, Mark Parker. Deeded to heirs. Sold in 2021 to Kathryn Trosan and Philip Maniaci.


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1941 - The Mark Parker House, next door at 1080 Teague Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Austin Parker. As of 2016 owned by Richard and Mark Parker.


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1947 - The Carl H. and Florrie S. Russell House, 2200 23rd Street NE, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Still occupied by members of the Russell family as of 2012. Photos by Ormando Harris.


1947 - The Ethel T. and George M. Benbow House, 2373 Greenway Avenue NW, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. The Benbow family owned the Benbow-Beck Company, which was a gun and lock repair service. Charlotte landscape designer, Earl Sumner Draper, was hired to design the Bon Air-Greenway Place subdivision in which this International Style property sits. Draper's firm also designed Hayes-Barton in Raleigh, Forest Hills in Durham, Eastover in Charlotte and Emerywood in High Point. Sold in 1989 by James A. McCool and Bruce C. Anderson to Ronald J. Burns. Sold in 2018 to Lisa Daniels.


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1948 - The Esther M. and Paul D. Minish House, 968 Avon Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect and builder unknown. Sold in 1954 to Florence and Thomas D. Goode. Sold in 1960 to Marguerite T. and Glenn E. Hendrix. Deeded in 2016 to Brenner Children's Hospital. Sold in 2019 to J. Edwards Signature Homes LLC. Sold in 2020 to Raisa Durrani.


1950 - The Martha V. Slather House, 154 Crepe Myrtle Circle, Winston-Salem NC. This house in Oak Crest, west of Reynolds, is unusual both for its design and its placement deep in the corner lot. Sold in 2010 to Inspired Spaces LLC. Sold in 2011 to Anna M. and Robert L. Licari, Jr. Sold in 2014 to Janet P. And Thomas R. Gladden.


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1950 - The Cornelia Clark Matthews House, 1029 North Cameron Avenue, Winston-Salem NC. Ms. Matthews appreciated this unique International Style plan. Sold in 1958 to Annie and Pastor William M. Miller, and their daughter, Elizabeth Miller West who sold the property to Adorbuena W. Manns Patterson in 1998. The bank took over the property in 2010 and sold it later that year to Thurmond H. Simpson, Sr.


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1952 - The Margaret and Paul H. Kolb House, 964 Avon Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect and builder unknown. Kolb was the VP of Sherwood Treating, a wood preserving company. Sold in 1959 to Florence and Thomas D. Goode, an attorney for the VA. Deeded in 1993 to David J. Goode.


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1953 - The Floyd and Bertha Burge House, 1801 Georgia Avenue, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by their son, J. Kenneth Burge, based on classes he took with George Matsumoto at the NCSU School of Design. Also built by J. Kenneth Burge. Sold in 1978 to Stuart and Marie V. Bellin. Sold in 2014 to Stanley and Julie Carter who restored it.


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1953 - The Ruth H. and James A. Pardue House, 400 Piccadilly Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Pardue was a brick mason and erected this stuccoed, flat-roofed structure which faced south rather than to the street. Sold in 1994 to Mary J. and Brian S. Coleman, Sr. Sold in 2006 to Chin Chin Tan and Joseph B. Plot. Sold in 2020 to Izabel S. Rader and John S. Cochrane.


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1954 - The Ann and John E. Erickson House, 950 Avon Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect and builder unknown. Erickson was a salesman with Gilbert Spruance Paint Company. His widow sold in 1981 to Wen Y and George T.S. Hsieh. Sold in 1983 to Jenny B. And Ralph E. Beasley.


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1954 - The Ellen Brannock and Olin C. Perryman, Jr. House, 3312 Anderson Drive, Winston-Salem NC. The plans came from a Better Homes and Gardens plan book, modified by Perryman and his brother Will. Built by the Perryman Brothers Lumber Company. Sold in 1984 to Michael L. Venable. Sold in 2002 to Thomas E. and Suzanne Bridges. Sold in 2004 to Linwood R. (Robbie) and Joan J. King, III. Smaller photos by J. Sinclair.


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1954 - 3161 Waterford Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 2001 to Edna Turner. Sold in 2002 to Cathy Powell. Sold in 2017 to Sherry Broome. Sold in 2019 to Steven Gunkel and Anamaria Wahl.


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1955 - The Durward A. and Margaret K. Smith, Sr. House, 1255 Twin Oak Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Likely a stock plan. Built by the owner. Sold in 1962 to Gerald J. and Gaynelle Brown. Sold in 1968 to Ronald W. and Dolly T. Evans. Sold in 1988 to Thomas and Linda D. Porter. Sold in 2008 to Gabriel S. Higgins. Top two photos by Myra Caffarey.


1955 - The Floyd S. and Eunice H. Burge, Jr. House, 1330 Irving Street, Winston-Salem NC. Designed and built by Floyd Burge, Jr. Sold in 2017 to Michael Wergin and RJ Droll.


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1955 - The Albert and Carolyn Fortin House, 3743 Crosland Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 2006 to Linetta and David Caldwell. Sold in 2019 to Mary Kaylor.


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1955 - 4065 High Point Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 2010 to Diane Cresanti. Sold in 2018 to Elizabeth Davis.


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1958 - The Alice Flynt and Robert Adams House, 3920 Gracemont Drive Northwest, Winston-Salem NC. John Dunn Midyette, III won a collegiate competition for its design. Built be the Flynt Building Company. The house has a steel-framed glass curtain wall on the rear. Sold in 1997 to Steven and Lori Lloyd. Sold in 2007 to Lori and Jake Barnett. Bottom photo by Myra Caffarey.


1959 - The J. Kenneth and Emily Burge House, 720 Pine Valley Road NW, Winston-Salem NC. Designed and built by architect J. Kenneth Burge. When first built, it was on stilts, and later they enclosed the bottom floor for their kids. Sold in 2018 to Traci L. and Peter A. Fala who did a renovation in 2019.


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1959 - The John Green House, 816 Pine Valley Road NW, Winston-Salem NC. Designed and built by John Green. Sold in 1965 to the Blake Family. Sold in 2011 to Alan Greene, who did a renovation, before and after shots above. Sold in 2018 to Megan Salzman Media, TR for Medica 1989 Revocable Trust. Sold in 2020 to Johana Soto and Jordan Case.


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1959 - 815 Conway Court, Winston-Salem NC. For sale in 2021.


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1960 - The Rachel and Isadore Meschan House, 2716 Bertram Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Isadore's cousin, Cleveland OH architect Keeva J. Kekst, a graduate of Western Reserve School of Architecture. There was a fallout shelter in the finished basement which was used as a pantry and film developing room. Dr. Isadore Meschan was a radiologist who became the Radiology Department Chair in 1955 of the newly created Bowman Gray School of Medicine. Dr. Rachel Meschan was an OB-GYN professor and a marriage counselor. They sold the property in 1982 to Kristine A. and John Stevens. Sold in 1994 to author and civil rights activist Maya Angelou, who made changes to the property. Sold after her death in 2014 to Shelley B. and Daryl N. Bible. Sold in 2020 to Mary W. and Chad L. Terry.


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1960 - The Pansy W. And James L. Caldwell House, 3216 Stockton Street, Winston-Salem NC. Designer and builder unknown. Influenced by the Perryman House at 3312 Anderson. Sold in 1998 to Avis H. and Terry L. Moore. Sold in 2003 to Phyllis W. and Sanford H. Rosner.


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1961 - 5564 Overlook Circle, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Sold by original owners in 2000 to Sarah Layton and Rose Purvis. Sold in 2012 to Elizabeth B. Ells Trust and Grady I. Ingle Trust. Sold in 2013 to Trevor Williams. Sold in 2018 to Sharon A. Callicut. Bottom photo by Myra Caffarey.


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1961 - The Marjorie P. Newell House, 3901 Guinevere Lane NW, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Architect Steven Grassia drew up plans for an unbuilt Marjorie Newell house on Lake Tillery in 1977, but he does not recall the original architect for this one. Dr. Newell was an R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company chemist with a passion for gardening. The house she commissioned has many paths through the landscaping, terraced planting beds formed from Holiday brick retaining walls. Her greenhouse was under the cantilevered balcony which wraps around the house. Sold to Will and Christie Spencer. Sold to Brian Chromiere. Sold in 2003 to Helen Atkins-Haire. Sold in 2012 to Aminta M. and Andrew E. Howard. Deeded through foreclosure to HUD. Sold in 2018 to A. M. and P. Z. Pledger.


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1962 - The Alice V. And George P. Williams House, 1961 Faculty Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Donald S. Van Etten and built by John Earle Brown. Sold by Alice in 2016 to Marie C. Phillips McKeeman and Dylan J. McKeeman.


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1963 - 3901 Pomeroy Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 2011 to Shirley Wilson Bynum. Photo by Myra Caffarey.


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1963 - The Jayne and Kenneth L. Hayes House, 2941 Good Hope Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect and builder unknown. The newly platted Ashley Forest subdivision had covenants which required a minimum of 1600 square feet; roofs to be mansard, gabled, or hip - a flat roof was specifically prohibited. Kenneth sold it in 1988 to Jerry W. Hayes who later married Beverly K. Hayes, now the sole owner.


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1964 - The Albert Butler Residence, 2850 Galsworthy Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by architect Byron Simonson from Palm Beach FL. Built by Frank L. Blum Construction. Landscape design by Dick Bell. Butler was the president of Arista Mills. Sold in 1998 to Michael and Ramelle Pulitzer. Sold in 2012 to Karen J. and Valentin Apple. Bottom four photos by Michael Blevins.


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1964 - The Gene and Ruth Beroth House, 2431 Olivet Church Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed and built by Gene Beroth, who was an engineer at R. J. Reynolds. It took him five years to complete. He designed all the interior woodwork including custom storm windows for the entire home and custom shutters for the den. He lived there until his passing in 2009. Sold in 2016 to Jennifer and James Dilla. Photos by Scott Bryson.


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1966 - The Grace G. Coan House, 1057 West Kent Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Daniel Bailey Gale of Hellmuth Obata Kassabaum. Sold in 1976 to Frank B. and Barbara L. Hanes. Sold in 2014 to Nicolas and Jill Sear.


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1966 - The Margaret C. and John D. Clark House, 2701 Bartram Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect and builder unknown. Sold by Margaret in 2016 to Amy G. and Samuel H. Wauford.


1966 - The Dallas (Dale) Cundiff House, 1681 Little Creek Circle, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by architect Dale Cundiff. Sold in 2015 to Michael G. Carter. Sold in 2018 to William C. (Bud) McIntire.


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1968 - 4000 Philpark Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Donald Van Eaton. Sold to Don E. Wall. Sold in 2014 to Jeffrey El and Marisa L. Carter. Sold in 2015 to Deborah and Todd Wolffus.


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1968 - The Robert and Betianne Beck House, 3381 Poteat Court, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 2016 to Heather K. and Michael G. Hosey. Sold in 2020 to Holly and Dustin Heath.


1968 - The Jefferson and Marilyn Draper Stone House, 2750 Thornfield Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Ray Troxell. Sold in 1975 to Thaddeus and Catherine Jones. Sold in 2005 to Anita Joyce Thomas. Sold in 2017 to Neil and Tanya Browder. For sale in 2020.


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1968 - 2937 Buena Vista Road, Winston-Salem NC. For sale in 2021.


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1969 - 1215 Yorkshire Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed and built by Vincent Fabrizio as a spec house. Sold to Edward and Martha Spudis. Sold in 2013 to Jamie B. and Cary W. Chambers. Sold in 2015 to Lisa R. West and Timothy J. McCann.


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1969 - The Howard W. and Anne Kesler Shields House, 3380 Sledd Court, Winston-Salem NC. 2787 sf. This flat-roofed, brick and concrete house was built by William Burton and designed by George Colvin of Colvin Hammill & Walter. Landscape design by Dick Bell. Dr. Shields taught Physics at Wake Forest University for over 40 years. Anne was an accomplished artist with an MFA from the Woman’s College of UNCG, later served on the inaugural board of what became SECCA. The Shields built a garage independently. For sale in 2021.


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1970 - The Jeter A. and Peggy W. Floyd House, 3410 Kem Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Built by Jeter Floyd. Foreclosed in 2012. Sold in 2013 to Lynn and Arthur Bernstein; the house will be renovated in 2014. Photos by Heather Fearnbach.


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1970 - 6500 Blazingwood Drive, Pfafftown, Forsyth County NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 1989 to Alan Heath. Sold in 2003 to Jennifer and Russell Scott. Sold in 2009 to SECU. Sold in 2010 to Lynda and Frederick Bradt. Sold in 2018 to Kristen and William Horne.


1970 - 715 Swanson Court, Winston-Salem NC. Developed by the Winston-Salem Housing Foundation. Traditional design, but used an experimental build method using concrete-filled sacks stacked and wet down to form the exterior walls. Sold in 2017.


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1970 -The James T. (Jim) and Jacqueleene (Jackie) Dobbins House, 2838 Bartram Road, Winston-Salem NC. Jim Dobbins designed and drew up the plans. The couple lived in Japan from 1954-1956, thus the Asian influence. W. G. Dinkins of Yadkinville was the builder. Sold in 2014 to Allison and Bradley Roehrenbeck.


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1970 - The Rita and William L. Leinbach House, 2815 Bartram Road, Winston-Salem NC. Mr. Leinbach, a stockbroker, sketched the somewhat Polynesian design and turned it over to architect George Colvin to draft and McNair Construction to build this house on Old Town Club's Golf Course. Sold in 1978 to Elizabeth R. and Edward A. Horrigan. Sold in 1994 to Terrie A. and John W. Davis III. Sold in 2004 to W S Real Estate LLC. Sold in 2005 to the Shelby L. Chaden Living Trust.


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1970 - The Joy and Donald G. Loggins House, 3126 Minart Drive, Winston-Salem NC. The architect was James L. Padgett, Mrs. Loggin's brother. Built by D. Wendell Snow. The house has an interior metal stair seen through a full-height central window bay, board-and-batten siding. Appears to have been deeded in the late 1990s to a charitable foundation. Photo by Heather Fearnbach.


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1971 - The Hilda A. Totherow House, 410 Archer Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Dale Cundiff. Deeded in 2014 to Paula A. Totherow. Photos by Duffy Healey.


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1971 - The Harold L. and Annie Brown Kennedy House, 3727 Spaulding Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Annie Brown Kennedy was the second Black female attorney to practice Carolina and the first appointed to the North Carolina General Assembly, serving six terms between 1979 and 1994. Still owned by the Kennedys as of 2012; they do not recall the architect.


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1973 - 1475 Chesterfield Road, Lewisville NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 1995 to James and Doris Armel. Sold in 2014 to Dale Armel. Sold in 2017 to Gregory and Tanya Pontillo. Sold in 2018 to Robert Sams and Michael Kenyon.


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1973 - The Roland H. and Barbara Hayes House, 3910 Pomeroy Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Barbara Hayes. Built by J. C. Hall of Winston-Salem. As of 2012 still owned by Roland and Barbara Hayes.


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1975 - The Carl W. Mathews House, 3415 Cumberland Road, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Mathews was an active civil rights advocate. Sold in 2013 to James M. Webster, Jr. Sold in 2015 to Anthony W. Hairston.


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1975 - The Imogene and Lewis L. Wyatt House, 3116 Minart Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Architect and builder unknown. The house has a cantilevered upper story. Deeded in 2008 to Lewis Wyatt.


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1975 - The John T. and Marilyn Hayes House, 2831 Galsworthy Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by John Hayes, a doctor with an engineering background. 1.1 acres. Sold in 2013 to Phyllis H. and Keith J. Winston who did a renovation. Sold in 2019.


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1975 - 5195 Williams Road, Lewisville NC. For sale in 2021.


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1977 - The Joseph L. Hursch, Jr. House, 1645 Briar Lake Circle, Winston-Salem NC. Architect unknown. Sold in 1987 to Frances V. Creighton and Marvin S. Coats. Sold in 2016 to Leslie K. and Thomas B. Russell.


1977 - The Paul and Margaret Leinbach Kolb House, 897 Winewood Boulevard, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by Paul Kolb, a fan of Frank Lloyd Wright. Sold in 1997 to Margaret Kolb. Sold in 2017 to Kristen S. and David M. Holder. Sold in 2019 to Jennifer and Benjamin Graves.


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1977 - The Barbara J. and Shasta M. Bryant House, 2141 Royall Drive, Winston-Salem NC. Dr. Bryant joined the Wake Forest faculty in 1966 and retired as Chairman of the Romance Languages Department in 1987. Deeded in 2005 to Barbara. Sold in 2009 to Dawn E. Calhoun.


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1977 - The Nils and Catherine Larson House, 5100 Riverwest Drive, Lewisville NC. Architect Nils Larson was the son of Jens Fredrick Larson, architect of the Wake Forest University campus in Winston-Salem. For sale in 2021.


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1977 - The Winfield and Mary Blackwell House, 2627 Club Park Road, Winston-Salem NC. Sold in 1997 to Frederick and Perry Craven. Sold in 2021 to Andre and Mary Tennille.


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1988 - The Jefferson C. and Susan Woodall House, 261 Canterbury Trail, Winston-Salem NC. The roof was modified after 2007, bottom photo. Designed by Jefferson C. Woodall. Sold in 2018 to Catherine C. and Adam V. Parks. Sold in 2020 to Blake and Andrea Mackeen.


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1992 - The Ludwig and Bonnie L. Buchli House, 2206 Union Cross Road, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by DSA Design Group / Charles Daly. Sold in 2021 to Jimmy and Yasmin Killian.


2006 - The Philip and Joan Behrens House, 537 Bethany Church Road, Midway NC near Winston-Salem. Designed by Philip Behrens and architect Martin A. Senell of Greensboro. Senell did the roof line and Behrens did the room functions and room layout, final sizes. Built by Ed Miller of Thomasville NC. Sold in 2019 to Julie A. Moyers and Craig H. Robson.


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2013 - The Kevin and Laura Owen House, 228 Knollwood Street, Winston-Salem NC. Designed by architect Kevin Owen. Built by BETA Builders. Original house built in 1955, bottom photo. Won a Merit Design Award from AIA Winston-Salem. Top photo by J. Sinclair.


Sources include: Heather Fearnbach; Winston-Salem's Architectural Heritage, by Heather Fearnbach; Curtis Leonard; Adam Sebastian; Allan Greene; Buddy Glasscoe; W. Clayton Mays, Jr.; Aubrey Kirby.