Archive for March 5th, 2005

Found in the North Carolina Miscellany [1962] whilst at the CuppaJoe Coffee Shop.

The Seven [sic] Wonders of North Carolina
[as reported in the Greensboro Daily News 1956]

  1. Cow Palace in Raleigh [Dorton Arena]
  2. Old Fort–Ridgecrest Southern Railway [Andrews Geyser/Loops.]
  3. Blue Ridge Parkway
  4. Any mammoth textile mill especially those such as Cone Mills (thanks for the reference, Ed)
  5. Duke Tower [on Duke Chapel]
  6. [Old] Playmakers Theater at UNC-Chapel Hill
  7. [Old] State Capitol Building
  8. Wright Memorial at Kill Devil Hills

What are our newer Wonders? Generic retro-downtowns in Planned Urban Communities? Fake 30s bungalows? MacMansions? Chiller plants? Airport terminals?
Submit your favorites for this half century.

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