Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Author: Elizabeth Stuart

The Executive Committee will meet on Tuesday, April 30 at 6:00 p.m. This will be a hybrid meeting and visitors should plan to attend the meeting remotely. If you need special accommodations, please contact the HLC office at 980-314-7660.


1.  Chair’s Report: Brian Clarke

2.  J.J. Akers House, 6501 Sardis Road, Charlotte

3.  Edgewood Farm, 11100 Eastfield Road, Charlotte

4.  Cornelius High School Agriculture Building, 21126 Catawba Avenue, Cornelius

5.  Smith-Richter House, 1030 Huntington Park Drive, Charlotte

6.  Old Business

7.  New Business

HLC Logos – First Version

HLC Logos – Second Version


The Historic Landmarks Commission will meet on Monday, April 8 at 6pm. This will be a hybrid meeting and visitors should plan to access the meeting remotely.

For those interested in speaking at the meeting, please register by 4pm on April 8 by emailing:
historiclandmarkscommission@mecknc.gov. Note: Registration in advance is required to make public comments. 

Access to the meeting will be provided by both video (internet) and audio (internet OR telephone).

PLEASE NOTE

You should plan to log into the meeting by 5:45pm on the day of the meeting to ensure that you will be admitted to the entire meeting. Please sign in with your first and last name. 

If, for any reason, there are technical problems with the virtual meeting before or during the meeting, please return to this page to repeat the login process and/or for any additional instructions or information.


Access Information for the Historic Landmarks Commission Meeting:

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The Historic Landmarks Commission will meet on Monday, April 8 at 6pm. This will be a hybrid meeting and visitors should plan to access the meeting remotely. If you need special accommodations, please contact the HLC office at 980-314-7660.

For those interested in speaking at the meeting, please register by 4pm on April 8 by emailing historiclandmarkscommission@mecknc.gov. Note: Registration in advance is required to make public comments.


1.  Adoption of the Consent Agenda

a.  Approval of March HLC Minutes

2.  Closed Session With Counsel  

3.  Chair’s Report: Brian Clarke

4.  Public Comment Period

Registration in advance is required to make public comments. Public comments can be up to 3 minutes per person and there will be no response from Commissioners.

5.  Update on Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, 7407 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte   

Development Plan

6.  Public Hearings

Registration in advance is encouraged but not required to speak during the Public Hearings. You may register by either emailing historiclandmarkscommission@mecknc.gov by 4pm on April 8 OR stating in the Teams chat BEFORE the Public Hearing starts that you want to speak. Public comments can be up to 3 minutes per person.  

a.  Parkwood Avenue Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church, 1017 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte

Map of Property

Designation Report

SHPO Staff Comments

Designation would include the exterior of the building and the approximately 0.606 acres of land listed under Tax Parcel #08309309. 

Parkwood Avenue Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

b.  Thompson-Anderson House, 858 Concord Road, Davidson

Map of Property

Designation Report

SHPO Staff Comments

Designation would include the interior and exterior of the building and the approximately 0.535 acres of land listed under Tax Parcel #00729301.   

Thompson-Anderson House

c.  Amendment to the Historic Landmarks Commission’s Rules of Procedure

Proposed Changes to Rules of Procedure

7.  Quasi-Judicial Hearings

a.  Pineville Commercial Block, 316 North Main Street, Pineville

b.  W.D. Beaty House, 2400 Park Lane, Charlotte

Staff Report

c.  Charles and Laura Alexander House, 203 S. Church Street, Huntersville

Staff Report

8.  Survey Committee Report: Victoria Grey 

Survey Committee Minutes

a.  Consideration of Designation Reports

i.  John Phillips Little Jr. House, 1136 Queens Road, Charlotte

The Survey Committee reached a consensus to recommend to the Historic Landmarks Commission that it process the John Phillips Little Jr. House, 1136 Queens Road, Charlotte, N.C., for historic landmark designation, including the interior and exterior of the main house, the exterior of the servant’s quarters/guest house, and the land associated with the tax parcel.

John Phillips Little Jr. House

ii.  Alexander-Howell House, 250 Cherokee Road, Charlotte

The Survey Committee reached a consensus to recommend to the Historic Landmarks Commission that it process the Alexander-Howell House, 250 Cherokee Road, Charlotte, N.C., for historic landmark designation, including the exterior and interior of the house, including the specified architectural elements as detailed in the designation report, and the land associated with the tax parcel.

Alexander-Howell House

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

i.  Marsh House, 1642 Hertford Road, Charlotte

The Survey Committee reached a consensus to place the Marsh Home, 1642 Hertford Road, Charlotte, N.C., on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks.

Marsh House

ii.  Charlotte Junior League Baby Home, 1925 Bay Street, Charlotte

The Survey Committee reached a consensus to place the Charlotte Junior League Baby Home, 1925 Bay Street, Charlotte, N.C., on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks.

Charlotte Junior League Baby Home

iii.  Davenport-Rogers House, 9416 Walkers Ferry Road, Charlotte

The Survey Committee reached a consensus to place the Davenport-Rogers House, 9416 Walkers Ferry Road, Charlotte, N.C., on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks.

Davenport-Rogers House

9.  Property Updates: Brian Clarke 

a.  J.J. Akers House, 6501 Sardis Road, Charlotte

b.  Steele Creek Manse, 7728 Steele Creek Road, Charlotte

c.  Smith-Richter House, 1030 Huntington Park Drive, Charlotte

d.  Cornelius High School Agriculture Building, 21126 Catawba Avenue, Cornelius

Update on the plan for the adaptive reuse of the school building, and a discussion of the potential for the HLC to use their Revolving Fund to support the effort.

10.  Financial Report: Stewart Gray

11.  Historic Landmarks Staff Report

a.  Parkwood Avenue ARP Church, 1017 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte

Charlotte City Council’s public hearing for this property is scheduled for April 22.

b.  Thompson-Anderson House, 858 Concord Road, Davidson

The Town of Davidson’s public hearing for this property is scheduled for April 23.

c.  This is Meck 250 Kickoff Festival: April 20, Independence Park

d.  Adventure Club Four Wards of Charlotte Bike Tour: May 18

e.  Preservation North Carolina 2024 Conference: October 16, Rocky Mount & Tarboro

f.  Donovan Rypkema Lecture: October 24, The Dubois Center at UNC Charlotte Center City  

12.  Old Business

13.  New Business

Potential HLC Logos


The Survey Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 20 at 6pm. This will be a hybrid meeting and visitors should plan to attend the meeting remotely. 

Access to the meeting will be provided by both video (internet) and audio (internet OR telephone).

PLEASE NOTE

You should plan to log into the meeting by 5:45pm on the day of the meeting to ensure that you will be admitted to the entire meeting. Please sign in with your first and last name. 

If, for any reason, there are technical problems with the virtual meeting before or during the meeting, please return to this page to repeat the login process and/or for any additional instructions or information.


Access Information for the Survey Committee Meeting:

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Click here to join the meeting

Meeting ID: 280 048 021 017
Passcode: VacZFW

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Or call in (audio only)

+1 704-672-5181,,463172038#   United States, Charlotte

Phone Conference ID: 463 172 038#

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The Survey Committee will meet on Wednesday, March 20 at 6pm. This will be a hybrid meeting and visitors should plan to attend the meeting remotely. If you need special accommodations, please contact the HLC office at 980-314-7660.


1.  Chair’s Report: Lesley Carroll

2.  Consideration of Designation Reports

a.  John Phillips Little Jr. House, 1136 Queens Road, Charlotte

John Phillips Little Jr. House

b.  Alexander-Howell House, 250 Cherokee Road, Charlotte

Alexander-Howell House

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

a.  Charlotte Junior League Baby Home, 1925 Bay Street, Charlotte

Charlotte Junior League Baby Home

b.  Marsh Home, 1642 Hertford Road, Charlotte

Marsh Home

Marsh Home

Marsh Home

Marsh Home

c.  Davenport-Rogers House, 9416 Walkers Ferry Road, Charlotte

Davenport-Rogers House

4.  Property Updates

a.  Thompson-Anderson House, 858 Concord Road, Davidson

The HLC’s public hearing for this property is scheduled for April 8. The Town of Davidson’s public hearing for this property is scheduled for April 23.

Thompson-Anderson House

b.  Parkwood Avenue ARP Church, 1017 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte

The HLC’s public hearing for this property is scheduled for April 8. Charlotte City Council’s public hearing for this property is scheduled for April 22.

Parkwood Avenue Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church

5.  Adventure Club Spring Bike Tour: May 18

6.  Old Business

7.  New Business