Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Survey Committee Agenda – January 2022

The Survey Committee meeting scheduled for Wednesday, January 26, 2022, will be a virtual meeting. Please note there will be no accommodation for any in-person attendance. If you need special accommodations, please contact the HLC office at 980-314-7660.

1.  Chair’s Report: Brian Clarke

2.  Review of Proposed Alterations for Parkwood Avenue ARP Church, 1017 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte

Proposed Plans

Parkwood Ave ARP Church

3.  Consideration of Designation Report on the E. L. Baxter Davidson Historic Markers and Monuments

Cowan’s Ford – Davidson College Monument

i.  Cowan’s Ford – Davidson College Monument

ii.  General William Lee Davidson Memorial

iii.  Battle of McIntyre’s Farm Monument

iv.  Rural Hill Directional Marker

v.  Williams Memorial Presbyterian Church Wall and Marker

4.  Report on Condition of Headstones at Steele Creek Cemetery, 7311 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte

Steele Creek Cemetery

5.  Consideration of Placement on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks

a.  Renfrow Commercial Properties

Renfrow Commercial Properties

b.  White Company Truck Manufacturing Facility

White Company Truck Manufacturing Facility

6.  Review of Rosenwald Schools 

7.  Staff Report: Jack Thomson and Stewart Gray

a.  Update on Huntersville School #2 (Rosenwald), 508 Dellwood Drive, Huntersville

1925 Deed and 1930 Deed

Huntersville School #2

b.  Update on Thrift Mill Village Survey 

c.  Uptown Charlotte Sears Building, 700 N. Tryon Street, Charlotte

On May 5, 1949, Mayor Herbert H. Baxter joined civic leaders, including Charlotte Chamber of Commerce president J. Norman Pease, and Sears officials at opening day, ribbon-cutting ceremonies for a large Sears Roebuck and Co. retail store and parking lot on North Tryon St. The property has been found eligible for the National Register. Staff wants to make the Committee aware of the significance and status of this property. 

Sears Bldg

d.  Update on Sinister Wisdom, 3116 Country Club Drive, Charlotte

3116 Country Club Drive

e.  Dedication of the Ervin Building, 4037 E. Independence Blvd, Charlotte

Ervin Bldg

f.  Survey Committee Outing

8.  Old Business

9.  New Business