Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Author: Elizabeth Stuart

Fall Fun at Hodges Farm!

September 20, 2021

The weather looks to be BOO-tiful this weekend and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the arrival of fall than at Hodges Family Farm and Pumpkin Patch (ca. 1908; designated in 1992). We hope you can stop in for a spell and enjoy all this historic farm has to offer! 👻🎃

September 14, 2021

Recently a house at 850 Concord Road in Davidson was demolished. The ca. 1945 Tudor Revival/Period Cottage was a contributing resource to the town’s National Register Historic District. In Charlotte in the historic Eastover neighborhood, the J.E. Butterworth House at 214 Cherokee Road was recently demolished. The ca. 1925 Colonial Revival-inspired house was designed by prominent Charlotte architect Martin Boyer. The original plans are available as part of the Martin Evans Boyer Papers, held by J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. It appears that either the original plans were altered, or that significant changes to the house were made over its 96 year history. 

850 Concord Road

214 Cherokee Road

2021 CLG Training Videos

We need at least two Commissioners to view and submit brief viewing notes on three of the training sessions listed below before September 30th. The last link gives access to six videos from 2020 that are valid for this year’s training if you have not already viewed them.  We would be happy to discuss.

HPO Summer 2021 CLG Training Series

  • HPO Summer 2021 Training #1 – Prepare Now for Future Weather Events


  • HPO Summer 2021 Training #2 – Preserving Historic Cemeteries


  • HPO Summer 2021 Training #3 – Preserving the Past with an Eye on the Future: An Informed Approach to Sustainability for Historic Buildings by Restoration Specialist Brett Sturm can be found at


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Only the following Building Block Video Series episodes count toward CLG credit:

April 5              Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credits by Brett Sturm

April 19           The Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation by Jennifer Cathey

May 3              The National Register of Historic Places by Sarah Woodard David

May 17             Tutorial of the State Historic Preservation Office’s GIS by Andrew Edmonds

July 28             Making Historic Buildings More Resilient to Hurricane and Flood Events by Jeff Adolphsen


Note: Unviewed videos from HPO’s Summer 2020 Series can be viewed for this year’s requirements.

HPO 2020 Series: