Fight over modern home divides historic Southern neighborhood, raises questions of 'evolution'

  • by: ALLEN G. BREED , Associated Press
  • Updated: March 21, 2014 - 12:50 PM

RALEIGH, N.C. — Architect Louis Cherry sees the two-story structure — with its exposed beams, masonry piers, deep overhangs and shallow-pitched roof — as a "contemporary interpretation" of the Craftsman-style homes that dot the city's Historic Oakwood District.

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