Charles Coker Wilson
Charles Coker Wilson (November 20, 1864 – 1933) was an American architect based in Columbia, South Carolina. Wilson was born in Hartsville, South Carolina, and graduated from South Carolina College with an engineering degree in 1886, continuing on to receive his master's degree in 1888. He briefly studied architecture in the Atelier Duray at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Much of his work contained Beaux-Arts elements. Architects who worked for Wilson include Joseph F. Leitner, during 1901-1905, who became a noted architect in Wilmington, North Carolina; and Henry Ten Eyck Wendell, during 1905-1906.
A number of his works are listed on the United States National Register of Historic Places:
- J. L. Coker Company Building, 5th St. and Carolina Ave., Hartsville, South Carolina
- First Presbyterian Church, 234 E. Main St., Rock Hill, South Carolina
- Japonica Hall, S. Main St., Society Hill, South Carolina
- Logan School, 815 Elmwood Ave., Columbia, South Carolina
- Lydia Plantation, 703 W Lydia Hwy, Lydia, South Carolina
- Farmers Commercial Bank, 100 W Main St., Benson, North Carolina
- Providence Methodist Church, 4833 Old State Rd., Holly Hill, South Carolina
- City Hospital-Gaston Memorial Hospital, 401-405 N. Highland St., 810 W. Mauney Ave., Gastonia, North Carolina
- One or more works in East Home Avenue Historic District, Roughly, E. Home Ave. from N. Fifth St. to just E of First Ave., Hartsville, South Carolina
- One or more works in Waverly Historic District, Roughly bounded by Hampton St., Heidt St., Gervais St., and Harden St., Columbia, South Carolina
- Palmetto Building
Wilson was a principal in the firm of Wilson, Berryman & Kennedy. That firm designed the following on the National Register of Historic Places:
- Sanford High School, Former (1924)
- Old Greenwood High School (1925-1926)
- Planters Building (1925-1926)
- Wells, John E. "Wilson, Charles C. (1864-1933)". North Carolina Architects and Builders: A Biographical Dictionary. Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina State University Libraries.
- Heather Fearnbach (March 2011). "City Hospital-Gaston Memorial Hospital" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2014-11-01.
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