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New Bern's premier architect of the late 19th- and early 20th-centuries was Herbert W. Simpson, whose designs included residences, public buildings, schools, and commercial buildings.
Restoration architect Paul E. Stephens of New Bern received the 1999 Robert E. Stipe Professional Award. The award is given to working professionals demonstrating outstanding commitment to historic preservation as part of their jobs. In his fifteen years of preservation work, Stephens has earned a reputation for finding creative design solutions that preserve the historic detail of a structure and also meet the requirement of modern building codes.
Based on serendipitous finds in a Venezuela library in 1991-1992, staff members at Tryon Palace, New Bern are now engaged in an arduous effort to update our conception of what Governor Tryon’s mansion and gardens actually looked like in the eighteenth century. The discovery is based on sketches and notes by the Palace architect John Hawks.