James J. Baldwin

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James J. Baldwin (1888-1955),[1] commonly known as J.J. Baldwin, was an American architect who designed numerous courthouse buildings and other works in several U.S. states. His most spectacular work is the Cherokee County Courthouse located in the farthest west corner of North Carolina.[1]

He graduated from the University of South Carolina in 1907 and also studied architecture at the University of Pennsylvania.[1]

For various periods he worked in Anderson, South Carolina,[2] in Asheville, North Carolina, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and in Washington, D.C.[1]

A number of his works are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

Works include:


  1. ^ a b c d John E. Wells; Zoe Rhine; Catherine W. Bishir (2009). "North Carolina Architects & Builders: Baldwin, James J. (1888-1955)". NCSU Libraries. 
  2. ^ Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr., Janice A. Hardy, and Anne Harman (main); Kenneth H. Thomas, Jr. (supplement) (July 9, 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: County Courthouses in Georgia". 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.