March 5, 2019 – 6:00 p.m.
1. Chair’s Report: Len Norman
2. Director’s Report: Dan Morrill
a. Discussion with Realtors for the Standard Oil Company Service Station, 1010 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte, N.C.
b. Consideration of Payment for Electrical Service for Testing of Streetcar 85 for damage. (From Operational Budget)
3. Update on Projects
a. Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.
The Historic Landmarks Commission is working with a prospective buyer of the property. Term sheet to be discussed.
b. Ingleside, 7225 Bud Henderson Road, Huntersville, N.C.
A prospective buyer is performing due diligence. Expected contract will be discussed.
c. Dowd House and Former Fire Station No. 10, 2216 Monument Street and 2136 Remount Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Discussions with Mecklenburg County regarding the future of the property continue.
d. Wallace House, 9425 Robinson Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Sandy Carnegie and Peter Wasmer continue to work on securing proposals for the environmental clean up of the property. The owner is also seeking a remedy to the need for an environmental cleanup.
e. Excelsior Club, 921 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Discussions of future preservation strategies continue. The owner has a Certificate of Appropriateness which will allow the structure to be demolished on or after June 12, 2019. The Historic Landmarks Commission might consider securing record photographs of the property. Historic Charlotte has nominated the Excelsior Club for listing by the National Trust for Historic Preservation of one of the country’s most endangered historic landmarks.
f. Charles E. Barnhardt House, 3217 Maymont Place, Charlotte, N.C.
Staff continues to move forward with the necessary repairs to the house. Stewart Gray is working to have electricity restored at the house, and Peter Wasmer will be moving ahead with additional repairs. The owner has signed an Option held by Preservation North Carolina to purchase two adjoining lots.
g. Louise Mill Mill Houses, 1104 and 1108 Pamlico Street, Charlotte, N.C.
Staff has met with the owners of the houses. The owners have agreed to sell the houses, which will have to be designated as historic landmarks before closing. Otherwise, the owner is not interested in historic landmark designation.
h. McConnell House, 4009 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C.
The owner has a Certificate of Appropriateness which will allow the demolition of the house to occur on or after June 12, 2019. The Ad Hoc Committee continues to search for a site to which it would be economically viable to move the house. The Historic Landmarks Commission might consider securing record photographs of the property.
4. The Commission will consider several matters in closed session pursuant to NCGS 143-318.11.
5. Old Business
6. New Business