Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Spring 2018

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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Wake Forest 27587 Magazine | Spring 2018 33 The Dyer House Looks are deceiving in this 2016 Greek Revival that displays details of classic architecture S D ecorative transoms top entryways with pocket doors. At the base of the main stair bannister is a substantial "newel post" dating to the mid-1800s. e elaborately detailed fireplace mantel is credited to John Jelliff, a 19th Century artisan whose handiwork can be found at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. "He's known for his fancy carving," James "Jim" Dyer said. "Look at the detail on the faces." ings, however, are not always as they seem. "is is very traditional Greek Revival architecture. Some people have been in here and say, 'Oh, you've restored this nicely." But the Dyers — Jim and Ruth Ann — haven't really. Continued on Next Page ❱❱ This Classic Place Its stylish lines might suggest it has been around for a century, but the Greek Revival homestead of Jim and Ruth Ann Dyer dates only to 2016. ( ) Photographs by Kathryn Rende

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