Willis F. Denny
Willis F. Denny (1874-1905) was an architect active in Atlanta, Georgia around the turn of the twentieth century. He was the architect of Rhodes Hall (1903) and the Kriegshaber House (1900, now Wrecking Ball Brewpub), both listed on the National Register, as well as the demolished Piedmont Hotel (1903).
Works include (with variations in attribution):
- Piedmont Hotel (1903), demolished.
- One or more works in Conyers Residential Historic District, NW of the central business district, roughly along Main St., Milstead Ave., and Railroad St., Conyers, Georgia (Denny,Willis F.), NRHP-listed
- First Baptist Church of Augusta, Greene and 8th Sts., Augusta, Georgia (Denny,Willis Franklin), NRHP-listed
- Hartwell Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Howell St., Hartwell, Georgia (Denny,Willis F.), NRHP-listed
- One or more works in Inman Park-Moreland Historic District, roughly bounded by N. Highland, Seminole and Euclid, DeKalb, and Degress and Nashita Aves., Atlanta, Georgia (Denny,Wallis F.), NRHP-listed
- Jefferson County Courthouse, Courthouse Sq., Louisville, Georgia (Denny,W.F.), NRHP-listed
- Victor H. Kriegshaber House, 292 Moreland Ave., NE, Atlanta, Georgia (Denny,Willis F.), NRHP-listed
- Louisville Commercial Historic District, area surrounding Broad St. between Peachtree and Screven Sts., including parts of Walnut, Mulberry and Green Sts., Louisville, Georgia (Denny, Willis F.), NRHP-listed
- Rhodes Memorial Hall, 1516 Peachtree St., Atlanta, Georgia (Denny,Willis F.), NRHP-listed
- St. Mark Methodist Church, 781 Peachtree St., Atlanta, Georgia (Denny,Willis F.), NRHP-listed
Denny built his own home at what was 30 Moreland Avenue (according to the old street numbering system) in Moreland Park, now part of Inman Park, immediately north of the site of the Asbury Fletcher Moreland estate and two lots north of the Victor H. Kriegshaber House. The home was razed in the 1940s, however two lion statues marked with the number "86" still stand at the current address of 326 Moreland Ave.
- "W. F. Denny", New Georgia Encyclopedia
- Atlanta and Environs: A Chronicle of Its People and Events, 1880s-1930s, by Franklin M. Garrett, p.490
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- Search for "WF Denny" and "Moreland" in Google News Archive search
- "Victor H. Kriegshaber House (The Wrecking Bar)", Urban Design Commission, City of Atlanta
- "Little Five Points Commercial District", p. 34, Environmental Corporation of America