Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Agenda – HLC Meeting

Draft Agenda

1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for May 14th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report — Len Norman

3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report — Stewart Gray

5.  Design Review Committee Report — Joe Elliott

6.  Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons

7.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark

8.  Projects Committee Report — Len Norman (Interim)

9.  Nominating Committee Report — Laura Hoover

10.  Old Business

11.  New Business


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission ADA Statement

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability who meets essential eligibility requirements. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission programs will be available in the most integrated setting for each individual. If any accommodations are necessary for participation in any program, meeting, or service, participants are encouraged to notify us at (704) 376-9115 or by email, stewart.gray@mecklenburgcountync.gov, or at 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28207, at least one week prior to commencement.


1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for April 9th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report — Len Norman

a.  Consideration of Changes to the HLC Policy Manual
Click Here for Summary of Proposed Changes to the HLC Policy Manual

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

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report — Stewart Gray

5.  Design Review Committee Report — Joe Elliott

a.  FYI Presentation on Proposed Changes to the VanLandingham Estate, 2010 The Plaza, Charlotte, N.C.

b. COA Application for Charles E. Barnhardt House, 3217 Maymount Place, Charlotte, N.C.

Charles E. Barnhardt House

Charles E. Barnhardt House

6.  Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons  Click Here for Survey Committee Minutes

a.  Consideration of Survey and Research Report on the E. L. Baxter Davidson Historic Markers
Click Here for S&R Report

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PROCESS THE E.L. BAXTER DAVIDSON HISTORIC MARKERS FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION, INCLUDING: 1) THE WILLIAMS MEMORIAL PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH MARKERS, 2) THE MAJOR JOHN DAVIDSON DIRECTIONAL MARKER, 3) THE RURAL HILL FAMILY CEMETERY, 4) THE COWAN’S FORD-DAVIDSON COLLEGE DIRECTIONAL MARKER, AND 5) THE GENERAL WILLIAM LEE DAVIDSON MARKER.

b.  Consideration of Survey and Research Report on the Albert Wallace Log House, 9425 Robinson Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for Map of Property
Click Here for S&R Report

Wallace House

The Historic Landmarks Commission is under contract to purchase the Albert Wallace Log House property.  In order to close, the Commission must secure City Council’s approval for designating the property as a historic landmark.  Staff judges that the property does possess the required special significance for historic landmark designation.  Staff recommends the passage of a motion to recommend to the Charlotte City Council that it designate the Albert Wallace Log House and the 10.39 surrounding acres of land as a historic landmark.  The Survey Committee has not reviewed the S&R Report due to the need to expedite prospective designation.

c. Consideration of Placement of the B.C. Deal House (1908), 107 N. Main Street, Davidson, N.C., on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks  Click Here for Map of Property

B.C. Deal House (1908)

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PLACE THE B.C. DEAL HOUSE (1908), 107 N. MAIN STREET, DAVIDSON, N.C., ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS.

d. Consideration of Placement of the Lockwood Bungalow, 240 Sylvania Avenue, Charlotte, N.C., on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks  Click Here for Map of Property

Lockwood Bungalow

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PLACE THE LOCKWOOD BUNGALOW, 240 SYLVANIA AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS.

e. Request for Removal of Historic Landmark Designation of a Portion of the Hennigan Place  Click Here for Map of Property

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT BEFORE ANY DECISION REGARDING THIS MATTER IS MADE THAT THE OWNER BE REQUIRED TO DO THE FOLLOWING: SECURE LEGAL SERVICES TO PREPARE THE LANGUAGE OF THE PROPOSED DEED COVENANTS, INCLUDING THE COVENANT FOR THE HISTORIC HOUSE, AND HAVE THE HLC ATTORNEY REVIEW THE LANGUAGE AND REPORT TO THE SURVEY COMMITTEE. 

7.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark  Click Here for the Revolving Fund Statement

8.  Projects Committee Report — Len Norman (Interim)  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes

a.  Termination of the Lease with the North Carolina Transportation Museum.
Click Here for Lease Termination Agreement

Charlotte Streetcar 85

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE DRAFT TERMINATION AGREEMENT OF STREETCAR 85 WITH THE N.C. TRANSPORTATION MUSEUM, AND THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION GIVE THE HLC DIRECTOR AND THE HLC PROJECTS COMMITTEE CHAIR THE AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE THE FINAL LANGUAGE OF THE TERMINATION AGREEMENT.

For Informational Purposes, Click Here for Final Language of Approved Lease of Streetcar 85 to Lakewood Trolley

b.  Consideration of Revised Sales Contract for Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.
Click Here for Map of Property
Click Here for Offer to Purchase and Contract

Torrence Lytle School

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE REVISED CONTRACT FOR THE SALE OF THE TORRENCE LYTLE SCHOOL, AND THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION GIVE THE HLC DIRECTOR AND THE HLC PROJECTS COMMITTEE CHAIR THE AUTHORITY TO NEGOTIATE THE FINAL LANGUAGE OF THE SALES CONTRACT.

c.  Consideration of the Purchase of the Wadsworth House, 400 South Summit Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for Map of Property

This Matter Must Be Considered In Closed Session.

Wadsworth House

d.  Update on the Charles E. Barnhardt House, 3217 Maymount Place, Charlotte, N.C.
Click Here for Map of Property

This Matter Must Be Considered In Closed Session.

Barnhardt House

e.  Consideration of the Purchase of the Dr. William Davidson and Mary Johnston Davidson House (Ingleside), 7225 Bud Henderson Road, Huntersville, N.C.
Click Here for Map of Property

This Matter Must Be Considered In Closed Session.

Ingleside

Click Here for Photographs of Ingleside

9.  HLC Training Session

The video below describes the National Register of Historic Places


10.  Nominating Committee Report:  Laura Hoover

11.  Old Business

12.  New Business

 


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission ADA Statement

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability who meets essential eligibility requirements. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission programs will be available in the most integrated setting for each individual. If any accommodations are necessary for participation in any program, meeting, or service, participants are encouraged to notify us at (704) 376-9115 or by email, stewart.gray@mecklenburgcountync.gov, or at 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28207, at least one week prior to commencement.


1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for March 12th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report — Len Norman

3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill  Click Here For Director’s Report

4.  Preservation Planner’s Report — Stewart Gray

5.  Design Review Committee Report — Joe Elliott  Click Here for Design Review Committee Minutes

COA Application for the Charlotte Coliseum, 2700 East Independence Boulevard, Charlotte

Charlotte Coliseum

The applicant is seeking approval for a two-story addition to the Coliseum that would connect to Ovens Auditorium.
Click Here for Plans

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT APPROVE THE COA APPLICATION FOR CHARLOTTE COLISEUM, 2700 EAST INDEPENDENCE BOULEVARD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., AS PRESENTED.

6.  Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons

7.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark  Click Here for the Revolving Fund Statement

8.  Projects Committee Report — Mark Miller  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes  

       a. Prospective Sale of Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville.

Torrence-Lytle School

The Commission has received an offer to purchase the Torrence Lytle School.  Sandy Carnegie edited the offer to put in a form consistent with HLC practice.  Click Here To View Offer To Purchase

 b.  Consideration of Adjustment of Sales Price for the Charles E. Barnhardt House and the Purchase of an Adjoining Lot.  

Charles E. Barnhardt House

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION INCREASE THE ASKING PRICE FOR THE CHARLES E. BARNHARDT HOUSE TO $1,495,000.

Commissioner Garrett Nelson has produced renderings of the Charles E. Barnhardt House that will assist in marketing the property.  Stewart Gray, HLC Preservation Planner, has details.

c.  Consideration of Lease of Charlotte Streetcar 85.

Charlotte Streetcar 85

Lakewood Trolley has submitted a proposal to lease Streetcar 85 from the Historic Landmarks Commission.  The North Carolina Transportation currently leases Streetcar 85.  This matter must be considered in closed session.

d.  Consideration of Purchase of the Wadsworth House, 400 South Summit Avenue, Charlotte.  This item will be considered in closed session.

Wadsworth House

9.  HLC Training Session

The video below describes the structure and functions of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission.

 

10.  Old Business

11.  New Business


Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission ADA Statement

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will comply with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission will make reasonable accommodations in all programs to enable participation by an individual with a disability who meets essential eligibility requirements. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission programs will be available in the most integrated setting for each individual. If any accommodations are necessary for participation in any program, meeting, or service, participants are encouraged to notify us at (704) 376-9115 or by email, stewart.gray@mecklenburgcountync.gov, or at 2100 Randolph Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207, at least one week prior to commencement.

 

 


HLC Agenda – March 12, 2018

1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for February 12th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report — Len Norman

3.  Director’s Report — Dan Morrill  Click Here For Director’s Report

4.  Design Review Committee Report — Joe Elliott

5.  Survey Committee Report — Jeff Parsons

Consideration of the Survey and Research Report on the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 3712 Monroe Road, Charlotte  Click Here for S&R Report

 

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

This property was put on the HLC’s Study List in 2015. Staff believes that the Survey and Research report successfully makes the case for special significance for this property.

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PROCESS THE ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY, 3712 MONROE ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION, INCLUDING THE ENTIRE TAX PARCEL UPON WHICH THE ANTIOCH MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH CEMETERY IS LOCATED, AND THAT THE RECOMMENDATION BE CONSIDERED BY THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION AT ITS MARCH 2018 MEETING SO THAT HLC STAFF CAN VISIT THE SITE. 

6.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark  Click Here for the Revolving Fund Statement

7.  Projects Committee Report — Mark Miller  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes

a.  Prospective Purchase Of The Wadsworth House, 400 South Summit Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.  Click Here for S&R Report

This matter will be considered in closed session.

Wadsworth House


b.  Prospective Purchase Of The Tena Wallace Cabin Property, 9425 Robinson Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.  Click Here for More Information on Property

This matter will be considered in closed session.

Wallace Cabin


c.  Report On Charlotte Streetcar 85.  Click Here for S&R Report 

Charlotte Streetcar 85

The Committee reviewed the status of Charlotte Streetcar 85 and reached a consensus on the following matters:

1) The Committee believes that for now Streetcar 85 should remain at the North Carolina Transportation Museum.

2) That Lakewood Trolley should develop a comprehensive list of assets it must have in place to operate a viable vintage streetcar line along the Stewart Creek Greenway.

3) That for now the HLC should not increase its financial commitment to the purchase of a cart and generator for Streetcar 85.

4) That the HLC become proactive in its advocacy for the return of Streetcar 85 to Charlotte.

8.  Old Business

9.  New Business


1.  Consideration of Minutes — Click Here for January 8th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report — Len Norman

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

4.  Lakewood Trolley Status Report — Frank Bragg

5.  Public Hearings 

a.  Charlotte Firefighting Apparatuses (500 Dalton Avenue and 620 West 28th Street, Charlotte, N.C.) Click here to view the S&R.

b.  Highland Park Mill No. 1 (340 E. 16th Street, Charlotte, N.C.) Click here to view the S&R.

c.  Wilmore Elementary School (428 West Boulevard, Charlotte, N.C.)  Click here to view the S&R.

6.  Design Review Committee Report — Joe Elliott  Click Here for Design Review Committee Minutes

a.  COA Application for Nebel Knitting Mill, 101 W. Worthington Avenue, Charlotte

Nebel Knitting Mill

Click Here for Map of the Property

The applicant proposes to convert a portion of the historic building for use as a restaurant and presented the plans linked below.
Click Here for Plans and Elevations

Based on those plans the Design Review Committee approved the following motion:

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE COA APPLICATION FOR NEBEL KNITTING MILL, 101 WEST WORTHINGTON AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., AS PRESENTED WITH THE STAFF RECOMMENDATION OF NOT APPROVING THE PROPOSED NEW ENTRANCE ON WEST WORTHINGTON AVENUE, AND THAT THE FINAL DETAILS OF THE PROPOSED NEW DOOR ON CAMDEN ROAD AND ANY ALTERATIONS TO THE FLOOR-PLAN BE APPROVED BY THE DESIGN REVIEW CHAIR AND HLC STAFF, AND THAT THE APPLICANT BE REQUIRED TO PROVIDE A RECORD PHOTOGRAPH TO THE HLC OF THE EXISTING CONDITION OF THE WINDOW THAT IS BEING REMOVED.

Based on the Design Review Committee’s feedback, the applicant has submitted revised plans with the proposed new entrance removed.  Staff and the Design Review Chairman have reviewed the plans and believe that they are appropriate with the condition that the proposed new double-hung windows facing the courtyard not be approved, and that the design shown for the proposed new front entrance doors not be approved as shown, but that the HLC staff and the Design Review Committee Chair be allowed to approve the final design for the door.

Click here to view the revised plans and elevations.

b. COA Application for the Ranson House, 412 S. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville

Ranson House

Ranson House – Milk House

Ranson House – Milk House

Click Here for Map of the Property and Click Here for Map of the Milk House

The applicant proposes to demolish the milk house on the property. 

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE COA APPLICATION FOR DEMOLITION OF THE RANSON HOUSE MILK HOUSE BUILDING, 412 S. OLD STATESVILLE ROAD, HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., AS PRESENTED.

c. Review of a proposed project at 1708 Park Road, Charlotte

1708 Park Road

1708 Park Road is protected by historic covenants that require the HLC to approve any material alterations to the property.

Click Here for Plans and Perspectives
Click Here for Additional Photographs

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION APPROVE THE PROJECT AT 1708 PARK ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., AS PROPOSED WITH THE STIPULATION THAT THE EXISTING STAIRWAY DOOR BE KEPT IN PLACE, BUT THAT ALTERATIONS TO THE DOOR TO FIT THE ENLARGED OPENING BE ALLOWED, AND THAT AS MUCH OF THE BRICK AND TRIPLE WINDOW WALL AS POSSIBLE ON THE ORIGINAL REAR ELEVATION BE PRESERVED, AND THAT HLC STAFF AND THE DESIGN REVIEW CHAIR COULD APPROVE THE FINAL DESIGN OF THE NEW WALL.

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

a. Consideration of the Survey and Research Report on Fire Station Number Eight, 1201 The Plaza, Charlotte  
Click Here for S&R Report

Fire Station No. 8

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PROCESS CHARLOTTE FIRE STATION NUMBER EIGHT, 1201 THE PLAZA, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION, INCLUDING THE EXTERIOR OF CHARLOTTE FIRE STATION NUMBER EIGHT AND THE ENTIRE TAX PARCEL UPON WHICH THE FIRE STATION SITS.

b. Consideration of the Survey and Research Report on the Dr. Reginald Hawkins House, 1703 Madison Avenue, Charlotte
Click Here for S&R Report

Dr. Reginald Hawkins House

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PROCESS THE DR. REGINALD HAWKINS HOUSE, 1703 MADISON AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION, INCLUDING THE INTERIOR OF THE HOUSE, EXTERIOR OF THE HOUSE, AND THE ENTIRE TAX PARCEL UPON WHICH THE DR. REGINALD HAWKINS HOUSE SITS.

c. The Survey and Research Report on the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, 3712 Monroe Road, Charlotte will be presented at the March HLC meeting.
Click Here for S&R Report

Antioch Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery

d. Consideration of placement of the Myers Park Shopping Center, 700 block of Providence Road, Charlotte, on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks
Click Here for Map of Property

Myers Park Shopping Center

Staff reported that it has been unable to have substantive discussions with the property owner and recommends that consideration of this property be delayed until the next Survey meeting.

The Committee approved the Staff recommendation.

e. Consideration of placement of the Bernard and Sherry Richter House, 1030 Huntington Park Drive, Charlotte, on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks

Bernard and Sherry Richter House

The Committee requested that HLC Staff endeavor to initiate discussions with the owners about possible preservation solutions for the property.

f. Consideration of placement of the Stedman Henry Shropshire House, 1424 Burtonwood Circle, Charlotte, on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks
Click Here for Map of Property  Click Here to View Information on the Property

Stedman Henry Shropshire House

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PLACE THE STEDMAN HENRY SHROPSHIRE HOUSE, 1424 BURTONWOOD CIRCLE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS.

g. Consideration of placement of the Historic Rock Markers erected by Edward Lee Baxter Davidson in North Mecklenburg County on the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks and authorization of the preparation of a Survey and Research report on the markers

Rural Hill Marker

Rural Hill Marker

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION THAT THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION PLACE THE HISTORIC ROCK MARKERS ERECTED BY EDWARD LEE BAXTER DAVIDSON IN NORTH MECKLENBURG COUNTY ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS, AND THAT A SURVEY AND RESEARCH REPORT FOR THE MARKERS PRODUCED BY EDWARD LEE BAXTER DAVIDSON, INCLUDING THE RURAL HILL MARKER, BE FUNDED.

8.  Treasurer’s Report — Nathan Clark

Click For Revolving Fund Financial Report

9.  Projects Committee Report — Mark Miller  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes

a. Creation of Project Management Committee

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT THE BARNHARDT AD HOC COMMITTEE BECOME A PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE, CONSISTING OF LAURA HOOVER, TOM EGAN, AND GARRETT NELSON, WHICH WILL COORDINATE ITS ACTIVITIES WITH MECKLENBURG COUNTY’S ASSET AND FACILITY MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT TO ASSIST WITH FORTHCOMING PROJECTS THAT REQUIRE ADDITIONAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT. 

      b.  Discussion Of Potential Purchase Of The Wadsworth House.

Click Here For Background and Staff Recommendation

10.  HLC Strategic Planning Session — Len Norman and Dan Morrill

Click Here for Strategic Planning Options

11.  Old Business

12.  New Business