Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

HLC Agenda – June 10, 2019

1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for May 13th Minutes

a.  Consideration of Closed Session Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report: Jeff Parsons Reporting as Vice Chair

3.  Director’s Report: Dan Morrill  Click Here for Director’s Report

4.  Projects Committee Report: Len Norman

a.  Update on Cohen-Fumero House, 1154 Cedarwood Lane, Charlotte, N.C.

b.  Update on Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Torrence Lytle School – Bates Proposal

Offer to Purchase and Contract

c.  Update on Ingleside, 7225 Bud Henderson Road, Huntersville, N.C.

d.  Update on the Excelsior Club, 921 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C.

e.  The Commission will consider several matters in closed session pursuant to NCGS 143-318.11

5.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report: Stewart Gray

a.  Public Hearing for Historic Landmark Designation for the Derita Gymnasium, 6115 Rumple Road, Charlotte, N.C.

SHPO Response Letter and SHPO Comments

Survey and Research Report on the Derita Gymnasium

b.  Public Hearing for Historic Landmark Designation for the Former Louise Cotton Mill House, 1104 Pamlico Street, Charlotte, N.C.

SHPO Response Letter and SHPO Comments

Survey and Research Report on the Former Louise Cotton Mill House

6.  Design Review Committee Report: Garrett Nelson  Click Here for Design Review Committee Minutes

a.  American Legion Memorial Stadium, 310 N. Kings Drive, Charlotte, N.C.

Design Update for American Legion Memorial Stadium

American Legion Memorial Stadium

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE THE CERTIFICATE OF APPROPRIATENESS FOR THE AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL STADIUM, 310 N. KINGS DRIVE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., WITH THE FOLLOWING STIPULATIONS: 1) FURTHER DISCUSSIONS WILL BE HELD BETWEEN THE APPLICANT AND THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATE HISTORICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE PROPERTY, 2) THAT THE APPLICANT CONSIDER USING THE CENTER ARCHES OF THE TICKET BOOTH BUILDINGS FOR HISTORICAL INTERPRETATION OF THE PROPERTY, AND 3) THAT THE TWO PROPOSED DESIGN OPTIONS FOR THE PROPOSED NEW BUILDINGS ARE APPROPRIATE AND THE APPLICANT HAS THE DISCRETION TO USE EITHER OPTION. 

b.  Violet W. Currie House, 525 N. Main Street, Davidson, N.C.

Renovation Proposal for Currie House and Revised Proposal

Street Views of the Proposed Addition

Violet W. Currie House

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE THE PROPOSED PLAN FOR THE VIOLET W. CURRIE HOUSE, 525 N. MAIN STREET, DAVIDSON, N.C., WITH THE FOLLOWING STIPULATIONS: 1) THAT THE HEIGHT OF THE PROPOSED CROSS-GABLED WING BE REDUCED, 2) THAT THE AREA OF THE PROPOSED COURTYARD BE REDUCED, 3) THAT THE PROPOSED COURTYARD WALL BE NO CLOSER THAN TWELVE FEET TO THE EXISTING TREE LOCATED TO THE SOUTH OF THE HOUSE AND SHOWN ON THE PLANS, AND 4) THAT THE FRONT PORCH DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS BE PRESERVED. 

7.  Survey Committee Report: Jeff Parsons  Click Here for Survey Committee Minutes

a.  Stafford Slave Cabin, 12215 Plaza Road Extension, Charlotte, N.C.

Map of Property

Stafford Slave Cabin

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT FUND A SURVEY AND RESEARCH REPORT ON THE STAFFORD SLAVE CABIN, 12215 PLAZA ROAD EXTENSION, CHARLOTTE, N.C., AND THAT THIS FUNDING BE DELAYED UNTIL AFTER THE START OF THE NEXT FISCAL YEAR, WHICH BEGINS JULY 1, 2019.

The building is in poor condition and Staff has concerns about its potential stabilization. There might be a need to develop a policy governing the use of Staff time for properties that are not historic landmarks.  

Email Regarding Property

b.  Charlotte Modernist Survey

Charlotte Modernist Survey

Consultant Susan Mayer surveyed over 1000 properties in Charlotte and presented her findings to the Survey Committee.

8.  Treasurer’s Report: Nathan Clark  Click Here for May 2019 Project Budget

9.  Nominating Committee Report/Election of Officers: Laura Hoover

10.  Old Business

11.  New Business