Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

May 9, 2016 HLC Agenda

May 9, 2016 HLC Agenda

Agenda
May 9, 2016
1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here For Draft Of Minutes
2.  Chair’s Report
3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill  Click Here For Director’s Report
4.  Presentation of Award to the HLC from the Boy Scouts of Charlotte — Nelson Rankin, Boy Scouts of Charlotte
 
5.  Design Review Committee Report — Ken Pursley  Click Here For Design Review Minutes

 


A.  Consideration of Applications for Certificates of Appropriateness.

I.  Consideration of an Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness for the Charlotte Coliseum, 2700 E.               Independence Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C.


The applicant, the City of Charlotte proposes to:
                           1)  Repair exterior concrete and tile
                           2)  Add low E-film to the glazing of the exterior windows
                           3)  Service area/ front sidewalk addition to the building  
                                                             Existing plaza entry  
                                                             Existing service area
                                                             Proposed front view
                                                             Proposed overhead view
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE RENOVATIONS AND REPAIRS PROPOSED FOR THE CHARLOTTE COLISEUM, LOCATED AT 2700 E. INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD, CHARLOTTE, N.C. AND APPROVE CONCEPTUALLY THE DESIGN OF THE STORAGE BUILDING, BUT THAT THE APPLICANT BRING TO THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE AT A SUBSEQUENT MEETING DETAILED PLANS FOR THE ROOF-PLAZA.
  

II.  Consideration of an Application for a Certificate of Appropriateness for Charlotte Fire Station Number 4, 427 West Fifth Street, Charlotte, N.C.  Click here to view plans.

The applicant proposes to make material alterations to the interior and exterior of the building in order to convert it into a restaurant.  Staff explained that Charlotte Fire Station Number 4 was sold by the Historic Landmarks Commission with preservation covenants in the deed. Therefore, it has the highest level of protection.

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT ISSUE THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR CHARLOTTE FIRE STATION NUMBER 4, 427 WEST FIFTH STREET, CHARLOTTE, N.C. AND APPROVE THE PLANS INCLUDED IN THE APPLICATION WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT FIXTURES IN THE BATHROOMS WILL BE REARRANGED AND THAT THE STAIRS ON THE NORTH ELEVATION OF THE KITCHEN ADDITION WILL BE REVERSED. 

  

6.  Survey Committee Report — Jill Walker  Click Here For Survey Minutes
A.  Prospective Study List Properties
I.  Highland Park Manufacturing Company Plant Number 1, 340 East 16th Street, Charlotte, N.C.

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION                       PLACE THE HIGHLAND PARK MANUFACTURING COMPANY PLANT NUMBER ONE, 340 EAST 16TH STREET, CHARLOTTE, N.C., ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS.

II.  Back Creek Presbyerian Church, 1821 Back Creek Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PLACE THE BACK CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, 1821 BACK CREEK CHURCH ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS.  
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B.  Consideration of Survey and Research Reports
I. The updated Survey and Research Report On Midwood Elementary School, 1817 Central Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION RECOMMEND THAT THE CHARLOTTE CITY COUNCIL DESIGNATE THE MIDWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 1817 CENTRAL AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C. A HISTORIC LANDMARK BUT THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION DELAY THE VOTE ON ITS RECOMMENDATION UNTIL THE JUNE 2016 MEETING OF THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION, SO THAT THE OWNER OF THE PROPERTY, CHARLOTTE-MECKLENBURG SCHOOLS, CAN HAVE TIME TO CONSIDER THE ISSUE FULLY.
II.  Biddleville Cemetery, Cemetery and French Streets Intersection, Charlotte, N.C.
Staff reviewed the reasons for the special historical significance of the property set forth in the Survey and Research Report. Mecklenburg County is responsible for the maintenance of the property and supports historic landmark designation of the cemetery.

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION RECOMMEND TO THE CHARLOTTE CITY COUNCIL THAT IT DESIGNATE THE BIDDLEVILLE CEMETERY, CEMETERY AND FRENCH STREETS INTERSECTION, CHARLOTTE, N.C., A HISTORIC LANDMARK.    
III.  Dilworth Airplane Bungalow, 2144 Park Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Staff reviewed the reasons for the special historical significance of the property set forth in the Survey and Research Report.  Staff stated that because the property is in a local historic district it must have a high level of historic significance to qualify for historic landmark status.  Staff does believe it qualifies for historic landmark designation on the basis of its architectural significance.

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION DELAY CONSIDERATION OF ITS RECOMMENDATION REGARDING THE DILWORTH AIRPLANE BUNGALOW, 2144 PARK ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., UNTIL  STAFF DETERMINES THAT THE

SURVEY AND RESEARCH REPORT ON THE SUBJECT PROPERTY IS IN A SUITABLE FORM.  
7.  Projects Committee Report — Len Norman
A.  Due Diligence for the Walter’s Barbershop, 114 S. Main Street, Huntersville, NC
This item must be considered in closed session.
8.  Treasurer’s Report — Joe Elliott
9.  Report of the Nominating Committee — Ken Pursley (Joe Elliott and Larken Egleston, members)
10.  Old Business
11.  New Business