1. Consideration of Minutes — Click Here for January 8th Minutes
2. Chair’s Report — Len Norman
3. Director’s Report — Dan Morrill Click Here for Director’s Report
4. Lakewood Trolley Status Report — Frank Bragg
5. Public Hearings
a. Charlotte Firefighting Apparatuses (500 Dalton Avenue and 620 West 28th Street, Charlotte, N.C.) Click here to view the S&R.
b. Highland Park Mill No. 1 (340 E. 16th Street, Charlotte, N.C.) Click here to view the S&R.
c. Wilmore Elementary School (428 West Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C.) Click here to view the S&R.
6. Design Review Committee Report — Joe Elliott Click Here for Design Review Committee Minutes
a. COA Application for Nebel Knitting Mill, 101 W. Worthington Avenue, Charlotte
Based on those plans the Design Review Committee approved the following motion:
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE COA APPLICATION FOR NEBEL KNITTING MILL, 101 WEST WORTHINGTON AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., AS PRESENTED WITH THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION OF NOT APPROVING THE PROPOSED NEW ENTRANCE ON WEST WORTHINGTON AVENUE, AND THAT THE FINAL DETAILS OF THE PROPOSED NEW DOOR ON CAMDEN ROAD AND ANY ALTERATIONS TO THE FLOOR-PLAN BE APPROVED BY THE DESIGN REVIEW CHAIR AND HLC STAFF, AND THAT THE APPLICANT BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A RECORD PHOTOGRAPH TO THE HLC OF THE EXISTING CONDITION OF THE WINDOW THAT IS BEING REMOVED.
Based on the Design Review Committee’s feedback, the applicant has submitted revised plans with the proposed new entrance removed. Staff and the Design Review Chairman have reviewed the plans and believe that they are appropriate with the condition that the proposed new double-hung windows facing the courtyard not be approved, and that the design shown for the proposed new front entrance doors not be approved as shown, but that the HLC staff and the Design Review Committee Chair be allowed to approve the final design for the door.
b. COA Application for the Ranson House, 412 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville
The applicant proposes to demolish the milk house on the property.
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE COA APPLICATION FOR DEMOLITION OF THE RANSON HOUSE MILK HOUSE BUILDING, 412 S. OLD STATESVILLE ROAD, HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., AS PRESENTED.
c. Review of a proposed project at 1708 Park Road, Charlotte
1708 Park Road is protected by historic covenants that require the HLC to approve any material alterations to the property.
THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE PROJECT AT 1708 PARK ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., AS PROPOSED WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE EXISTING STAIRWAY DOOR BE KEPT IN PLACE, BUT THAT ALTERATIONS TO THE DOOR TO FIT THE ENLARGED OPENING BE ALLOWED, AND THAT AS MUCH OF THE BRICK AND TRIPLE WINDOW WALL AS POSSIBLE ON THE ORIGINAL REAR ELEVATION BE PRESERVED, AND THAT HLC STAFF AND THE DESIGN REVIEW CHAIR COULD APPROVE THE FINAL DESIGN OF THE NEW WALL.
7. Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons Click Here for Survey Committee Minutes
a. Consideration of the Survey and Research Report on Fire Station Number Eight, 1201 The Plaza, Charlotte
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THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PROCESS CHARLOTTE FIRE STATION NUMBER EIGHT, 1201 THE PLAZA, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION, INCLUDING THE EXTERIOR OF CHARLOTTE FIRE STATION NUMBER EIGHT AND THE ENTIRE TAX PARCEL UPON WHICH THE FIRE STATION SITS.
b. Consideration of the Survey and Research Report on the Dr. Reginald Hawkins House, 1703 Madison Avenue, Charlotte
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THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PROCESS THE DR. REGINALD HAWKINS HOUSE, 1703 MADISON AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION, INCLUDING THE INTERIOR OF THE HOUSE, EXTERIOR OF THE HOUSE, AND THE ENTIRE TAX PARCEL UPON WHICH THE DR. REGINALD HAWKINS HOUSE SITS.
c. The Survey and Research Report on the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 3712 Monroe Road, Charlotte will be presented at the March HLC meeting.
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Staff reported that it has been unable to have substantive discussions with the property owner and recommends that consideration of this property be delayed until the next Survey meeting.
The Committee approved the Staff recommendation.
e. Consideration of placement of the Bernard and Sherry Richter House, 1030 Huntington Park Drive, Charlotte, on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks
The Committee requested that HLC Staff endeavor to initiate discussions with the owners about possible preservation solutions for the property.
f. Consideration of placement of the Stedman Henry Shropshire House, 1424 Burtonwood Circle, Charlotte, on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks
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THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PLACE THE STEDMAN HENRY SHROPSHIRE HOUSE, 1424 BURTONWOOD CIRCLE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS.
g. Consideration of placement of the Historic Rock Markers erected by Edward Lee Baxter Davidson in North Mecklenburg County on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks and authorization of the preparation of a Survey and Research report on the markers
THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PLACE THE HISTORIC ROCK MARKERS ERECTED BY EDWARD LEE BAXTER DAVIDSON IN NORTH MECKLENBURG COUNTY ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS, AND THAT A SURVEY AND RESEARCH REPORT FOR THE MARKERS PRODUCED BY EDWARD LEE BAXTER DAVIDSON, INCLUDING THE RURAL HILL MARKER, BE FUNDED.
8. Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark
9. Projects Committee Report — Mark Miller Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes
a. Creation of Project Management Committee
THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE BARNHARDT AD HOC COMMITTEE BECOME A PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE, CONSISTING OF LAURA HOOVER, TOM EGAN, AND GARRETT NELSON, WHICH WILL COORDINATE ITS ACTIVITIES WITH MECKLENBURG COUNTY’S ASSET AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO ASSIST WITH FORTHCOMING PROJECTS THAT REQUIRE ADDITIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT.
b. Discussion Of Potential Purchase Of The Wadsworth House.
10. HLC Strategic Planning Session — Len Norman and Dan Morrill
11. Old Business
12. New Business