Dwight and Kate Wade House

Also known as: New York World's Fair House, SV.1201
114 Joy St., Sevierville, Tennessee

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Description 

A Colonial Revival style house was designed by Verna Cook Salomonsky, a leading architect from New York City. It is a replica of one from the 1939-40 New York World Fair’s “Town of Tomorrow” exhibit. Its construction in 1940 was led by Fred McMahan (1895-1980), a local black brick mason with an education from Knoxville College and the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 15, 1997
Reference number
97001502
NR name
Wade, Dwight and Kate, House
Architectural style
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Colonial Revival
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant year
1940
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 2

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