Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

April 11, 2016 HLC Agenda

April 11, 2016 HLC Agenda

Agenda
April 11, 2016
1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here For March Minutes
2.  Chair’s Report — Paula Lester
3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill  Click For Director’s Report
 
4.  Public Hearing for Walters Barbershop, located at 114 S. Main Street, Huntersville, NC.
5.   Design Review Committee Report — Ken Pursley  Click Here For Minutes.  Click here for agenda.
a. Consideration of development planning for the Phillip’s House, 131 W. Charles Street, Matthews, N.C.

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION  TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT FUND UP TO 50% OF THE COST OF THE PROPOSAL PRESENTED BY THE ADAMS GROUP AND THAT THE ADAMS GROUP PRESENT TO THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE AT ITS NEXT MEETING EXAMPLES OF SUCCESSFUL PROJECTS THE ADAMS GROUP HAS CONDUCTED TO DATE.

b. Certificates of Appropriateness
1. Carolina Theatre, 224 S. Tryon Street, Charlotte. 
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION  TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE CAROLINA THEATER, 224 N. TRYON ST. CHARLOTTE, N.C., AND APPROVE THE PLANS INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE MARQUEE SHALL EXTEND BETWEEN 8 FEET AND 9 FEET FROM THE WALL TO WHICH IT IS ATTACHED.
2. Oehler House, 14401 Huntersville-Concord Road, Huntersville.  Click here to view plan.  Click here to view map.
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE OEHLER HOUSE, 14401 HUNTERSVILLE-CONCORD RD., HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., AS PRESENTED, AND APPROVE THE PLANS INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION.
3. Delburg Mill House, 209 Delburg Street, Davidson.  Click here to view side elevation.  Click here for full set of plans.

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE DELBURG STREET MILL HOUSE, 209 DELBURG ST., DAVIDSON, N.C., AS PRESENTED, AND APPROVE THE PLANS INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION.  THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.
4. Consideration of conceptual development plans for Highland Mill Number 3, 2901 N. Davidson Street, Charlotte.

The applicant proposes to construct infill townhouses on the property, one set along North Brevard St. and another set extending westward from North Davidson St.

At the meeting of the Design Review Committee, Mr. Gray explained the staff recommendation:  that any new building on the site where the townhomes are shown be set back 33 feet or more from the front elevation of the closest Highland Mill Building fronting on North Davidson Street, or approximately 92’6″ from the curb on North Davidson St.

The Committee discussed this matter at length.  The applicant stated that in the applicant’s opinion the proposed design does meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Guidelines.

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE CONCEPTUALLY THE SUBMITTED PLANS FOR THE HIGHLAND MILL NUMBER 3, 2901 NORTH DAVIDSON STREET, CHARLOTTE, N.C.,  WITH THE STIPULATION THE THE TOWNHOUSES ON THE NORTHERN EDGE OF THE PROPERTY BE SET BACK 33 FEET OR MORE FROM THE FRONT ELEVATION OF THE CLOSEST HIGHLAND MILL NUMBER 3 BUILDING FRONTING ON NORTH DAVIDSON STREET, OR APPROXIMATLEY 92 FEET SIX INCHES FROM THE CURB ON NORTH DAVIDSON STREET.  
6.  Survey Committee Report — Jill Walker
7.  Projects Committee Report — Larken Egleston  Click here for Projects Minutes
a.  Torrence Lytle School, 402 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.  
THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT AFTER SECURING THE HLC’S ATTORNEY’S ADVICE IT APPROVE A CONTRACT OR AN OPTION WITH MR. TYSON BATES AND MS. REGINA CHURCH-BATES WHEREBY MR. TYSON BATES AND MS. REGINA CHURCH-BATES MAY ACQUIRE THE TORRENCE LYTLE SCHOOL, 402 HOLBROOKS ROAD, HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.,  FOR A PRICE EQUIVALENT TO ALL EXPENSES THE COMMISSION WILL HAVE INCURRED WITH RESPECT TO THE TORRENCE-LYTLE SCHOOL AT THE TIME OF CLOSING AND WITH THE FURTHER UNDERSTANDING THAT THE DUE DILIGENCE PERIOD MUST EXPIRE NO MORE THAN 120 DAYS AFTER THE SIGNING OF THE CONTRACT OR OPTION BY ALL PARTIES AND THAT THE BUYER MUST CLOSE WITHIN 60 DAYS THEREAFTER. 
b.  Edward Rozzel House, 11647 Old Rozzelles Ferry Road, Charlotte, N.C.  This item must be considered in closed session.
The Commission has instructed staff to obtain an appraisal on the land owned by the F.A.A. adjoining the Edward Rozzel House.  Staff  recommends that the Commission make an offer to purchase the property based upon the appraisal.
8.  Treasurer’s Report — Joe Elliott
9.  Nominating Committee Report — Ken Pursley 
10.  Old Business
11.  New Business