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Asher Benjamin did not personally work or live in the state but his treatise on architecture, Practical House Carpenter, influenced North Carolinian's private residences and public structures. In the Practical House Carpenter (1830), Asher emphasizes Greek Revival, an architectural style that became popular around this time throughout New England. Greek Revival became the preferred style across the state in the prosperous antebellum era.