Saga is more subtle than Broyhill’s other lines, with darker wood tones and crisp lines. NCpedia will not publish personal contact information in comments, questions, or responses. Modern-day Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., grew out of the Lenoir Chair Company, founded in 1926 by James Edgar Broyhill in Lenoir.Broyhill upholstered chairs on consignment, but he believed that he could operate on his own. [15] Heritage announced the formation of the three business units. [13], United Furniture Industries Inc. signed an agreement to buy Lane Company by the end of 2017.

Broyhill Furniture Broyhill Furniture – The End of a Dynasty and a New Beginning Since 1926 Broyhill Furniture has made quality furniture at an affordable price. Indeed, the Broyhill of the 1980s was very different than the Broyhill of the 1960s. Indeed, if you go to nearly any mid-priced furniture store today, odds are you won’t see the name of the designer prominently displayed. He was born in Lenoir, North Carolina, the youngest son of North Carolina furniture magnate J. E. Broyhill.The senior Broyhill was a member of the Republican National Committee for 28 years. I have a chair marked "Registry No. He represented much of the Foothills region of the state in the House from 1963 to 1986, and served in the Senate for four months in 1986.[1]. Years later, when I became interested in mid-century pieces, I was surprised to see Broyhill Brasilia as an in-demand line of mid-century furniture. Weirdly, looking at the resources on Brasilia Connection, I can’t seem to find this specific item. I have chairs that tags read Ont. Please verify address for mailing or other purposes. [15], HH Global agreed to sell its luxury brands division, including Hickory Chair, Maitland-Smith, La Barge and Pearson, to RHF Investments Inc., owner of Century, Hancock & Moore and Highland House. Please and thank you. When finished, the headquarters was to be 100,000 square feet. No warranties, expressed or implied, are provided for the business data on this site, its use, or its interpretation. This site is an online encyclopedia of things related to North Carolina. Heritage Home Group LLC, formed to purchase most assets of the defunct Furniture Brands International, was a High Point, North Carolina-based home furnishings company. He was born in Lenoir, North Carolina, the youngest son of North Carolina furniture magnate J. E. Broyhill. He was inducted into the North Carolina Republican Party Hall of Fame and the Lenoir, North Carolina Post Office was renamed in his honor. They’re also spreading the word that Oscar didn’t design the Broyhill line. Comments are not published until reviewed by NCpedia editors at the State Library of NC, and the editors reserve the right to not publish any comment submitted that is considered inappropriate for this resource. The furniture Collection was a major departure from Broyhill Furniture but it was a success.

Broadening the patent search to “Broyhill” gives you an unmanageable volume, but by reducing the search to 1950–1970 gives you good results. In 1980 Interco, Inc., of St. Louis, a shoe and clothing manufacturer, bought Broyhill, Ethan Allen, Inc., and later Lane Home Furnishings. Broyhill has been designing high-quality furniture trusted by families for over 100 years. CAL-2663" can you tell me anything about it? "NC Furniture Manufacturing" (Flickr slideshow), My friend has dining room chairs that the swivels fall out,is there any replacement fix for them?I tried www and cant get through. I suggest contacting the company directly at: I wish you luck in your research. [9], A bankruptcy filing on December 12, 2014 showed United Furniture Industries won the bidding for the 475,000-square-foot Lane Furniture plant in Tupelo. However, Sanford narrowly defeated Broyhill in November and took office immediately. If only we had this sort of detail for every mid-century product line. Ira Glazer became Heritage president and CEO. Also announced at that time was the resignation of Furniture Brands chairman and CEO Ralph Scozzafava. Typing “Broyhill Brasilia” into Google patent search gives you three results — two Adrian Pearsall patents for tables of a very similar design to Brasilia and one by Jerome S. Tomaszkiewicz of Millard, Nebraska for a headboard that is, stylistically, identical to the Brasilia line. CAL.--4319 and was wondering the year they were manufactured. The plan was to give Broyhill an incumbency advantage over the Democratic nominee, former Governor Terry Sanford. The company subsequently established Broyhill Showcase Galleries to show and sell Broyhill furnishings. Pouring over Google searches,, and even into academic search engines yield very little. He was also active in several state industry associations, as well as a civic leader in Lenoir. [19] After court approval of the sale, trademark documents show Big Lots took over rights to Broyhill marks November 9, 2018. Modern-day Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., grew out of the Lenoir Chair Company, founded in 1926 by James Edgar Broyhill in Lenoir. In 1991 Interco, overextended and seeking bankruptcy protection from creditors, began to concentrate on furniture as its primary product. These addresses are known to be associated with Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc. however they may be inactive or mailing addresses only. Indeed, the Broyhill of the 1980s was very different than the Broyhill of the 1960s. He won reelection by 11 points in the midst of the gigantic Democratic landslide of 1964, in which Lyndon B. Johnson carried 87 of North Carolina's 100 counties.

Indeed, I can’t seem to find any reference to this piece being actually built. [11], In May, Richard Lozyniak became interim CEO after Glazer left the company. The most likely location for the new headquarters was High Point, North Carolina. Originally, I thought it was item 6130–60, but carefully looking at the drawings show two things — a double ‘swoop’ on each side and the fact that it sets on the floor rather than above the bed. However, for most of that time the party was almost nonexistent in the former Confederacy, including North Carolina. Modern-day Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., grew out of the Lenoir Chair Company, founded in 1926 by James Edgar Broyhill in Lenoir.Broyhill upholstered chairs on consignment, but he believed that he could operate on his own. State Capitol, Raleigh, N.C. September 11, 2008.,9853 (accessed November 8, 2012). The one nagging thought I have is that he might not have been the actual designer but a lawyer or Broyhill company representative, but given that other known designers (Adrien Pearsall and John O. [10], In April 2015, the company began $2.7 million in improvements on a 70,000-square-foot showroom built in the 1990s for Drexel-Heritage, and later used by Henredon, Maitland-Smith and La Barge, on Eastchester Drive in High Point. Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc., as a subsidiary of Interco's latest incarnation, Furniture Brands International, remains one of the world's largest manufacturers of medium-priced furniture. Due to his very conservative stances on nearly all issues and an emphasis on taking good care of his constituents (most of whom had never been represented by a Republican before), he became very popular in his district. [18], On March 5, 2019, the $4 million sale of the headquarters/showroom building to Eastchester Storage LLC was completed, and the building will be used for storage. Please submit permission requests for other use directly to the publisher. Furniture is more than what we sit on or where we eat.

Heritage said it was planning to sell its Thomasville & Co. and Broyhill divisions to one buyer. On June 29, 1986, Senator John P. East, who was not seeking reelection, committed suicide.

Part of the current appeal of the Brasilia line is that it screams mid-century. This does not necessarily mean that they are from outside the United States. Broyhill later served as Chairman of the North Carolina Economic Development Commission and then as the state's Secretary of Commerce under Martin. One final thing that I can’t square — clearly the items were shown at the 1962 World’s Fair but all of these patents were filed in 1963 or after. The exaggerated curves are distinctly from the era — reminiscent of oh-so- mid-century starbursts and you can even see a little bit of the original Star Trek logo. [8], In June 2014 it was reported that the last Drexel Heritage Plant, on Hogan Street in Morganton, North Carolina, was closing July 31, with 87 people losing their jobs. This on-trend modern palette features earthy colors, durable all-weather wicker, and a charming, rustic design. The E. S. C. Quarterly 10. Harvey Dondale would be president of Broyhill, a position he held from 2005 to 2007. I can’t find much information about Melbourne, honestly. Medical Realty Advisors LLC bought the Heritage Home Group headquarters for $4 million, and Hamilton Square LLC bought a building and land in Lenoir, North Carolina for $175,000. William Stevens, Anvil of Adversity: Biography of a Furniture Pioneer (1968). Statement & Designation By Foreign Corporation, Statement & Designation By Foreign Corporation. Indeed, my personal opinion is that the Brasilia line is one of the most direct translations of architecture to furnishings. But based on the patent information, I think he is the most confirmable designer of the Brasilia line. 10 (1995). I am looking for that serial # dining room chairs, are you selling those chairs? More questions than answers. This is the type of problem that drives me nuts. The emphasis in early years was on the production of inexpensive to medium-priced bedroom and upholstered furniture. HH Global said RHF Investments Inc., owner of Century, Hancock & Moore and Highland House, would buy its luxury brands division. [14] Heritage sold Lane Ventures to Bassett Furniture Industries for $15.1 million in December 2017. About the same time Broyhill Furniture, located in Lenoir, North Carolina was producing well-made pieces that fed the boom of post-war consumers. In fact, of all the Broyhill furniture Collections created over the nearly 100 years of existence the Brasilia Collection is the most valuable as Henry Bowman would lead the luxury brands division, with Hickory Chair, Pearson, Maitland-Smith and Lane Venture. We are not involved in selling any of the products created by the companies we document. The current state of researching mid-century furniture on the internet is terrible (it’s why I originally created Mid-Century Spot). Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc. filed as a Foreign For-Profit Corporation in the State of Texas and is no longer active. Today, these buildings are seen as icons of modern architecture. James Thomas Broyhill (born August 19, 1927) is an American former businessman and Republican U.S. Representative and Senator from the state of North Carolina. [7], Late in April 2014, Heritage announced it would close its Clayton headquarters June 25. It’s a mid-century city and it was looks that way. Label vector designed by Ibrandify -,,9853,,451986, By the early 2000s, there were 340 of these galleries, as well as 475 Broyhill Furniture Centers, around the nation. Winter-Spring 1952. p. 28-33.,451986 (accessed November 8, 2012). I have tables with the stock number 301307. It doesn’t affect my assertion that Smith designed the line, but it is a weird loose end. The companies and people profiled on Corporation Wiki are displayed for research purposes only and do not imply an endorsement from or for the profiled companies and people. Brasília is the capital of Brazil. In the process, they shifted some strongly Republican areas into the 9th, a district where growing Republican influence had kept five-term Democrat Hugh Quincy Alexander from establishing a foothold. Christopher - NC Government and Heritage Library.

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