Charles H. Boney Awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine

Charles H. “Charlie” Boney, 89, a prominent North Carolina architect with a long legacy of service in Wilmington, NC, has been awarded the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, a prestigious North Carolina honor established by Governor Jim Hunt in 1965. The award is presented to individuals who have contributed extraordinary service to their communities.

Joining his family’s firm Leslie N. Boney Architects in 1950, Boney’s dedication and service led to the design of cherished public spaces, the preservation of Wilmington’s historic architecture, the construction of leading-edge school facilities across NC, and the advancement of humanitarian and civic causes from affordable housing to cultural affairs.

Boney’s firm merged with LS3P Associates in 2005, forming a design firm with regional roots and a national reach.