Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Agenda – HLC Meeting

1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for November 5th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report: Tom Egan

3.  Director’s Report: Dan Morrill

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report: Stewart Gray

5.  Design Review Committee Report: Garrett Nelson

6.  Survey Committee Report: Jeff Parsons

7.  Treasurer’s Report: Nathan Clark

8.  Projects Committee Report: Len Norman

9.  Old Business

10.  New Business


1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for October 8th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report: Tom Egan

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

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report: Stewart Gray

a.  Ingleside Charrette – Tuesday, December 4, 2018

b.  Committee Motions

c.  New Schedule for Committee Meetings

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

a.  COA Application for the American Legion Memorial Stadium, 1300 Block of Charlottetowne Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

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THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PASSED A MOTION TO TABLE CONSIDERATION OF THE PROJECT FOR THE AMERICAN LEGION MEMORIAL STADIUM, 1300 BLOCK OF CHARLOTTETOWNE AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., WITH THE UNDERSTANDING THAT THE APPLICANT WILL MEET WITH STAFF AND THE DESIGN REVIEW CHAIR TO FURTHER DISCUSS THE PROJECT. 

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

a.  Cornelius High School Agricultural Building, 21126 Catawba Avenue, Cornelius, N.C.

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Cornelius Agricultural Building

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PROCESS THE CORNELIUS HIGH SCHOOL AGRICULTURAL BUILDING (INCLUDING THE EXTERIOR OF THE BUILDING AND A PARCEL OF LAND TO BE DETERMINED BY A SURVEY), 21126 CATAWBA AVENUE, CORNELIUS, N.C., FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION AND THAT THE TOWN OF CORNELIUS BE ASKED TO PAY FOR THE SURVEY. 

b. Derita High School Gymnasium, 6115 Rumple Road, Charlotte, N.C.

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Derita High School Gymnasium

Derita High School Gymnasium

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PROCESS THE DERITA HIGH SCHOOL GYMNASIUM (INCLUDING THE EXTERIOR OF THE BUILDING AND THE ENTIRE TAX PARCEL UPON WHICH IT SITS), 6115 RUMPLE ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION. 

The following motion passed by the Survey Committee is presented for informational purposes:

c.  Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church Slave Cemetery, 1600 W. Mallard Creek Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church Slave Cemetery

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PASSED A MOTION THAT THE MALLARD CREEK PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SLAVE CEMETERY, 1600 W. MALLARD CREEK CHURCH ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., BE PLACED ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS. 

7.  Treasurer’s Report: Nathan Clark  Click Here for October 2018 Project Budget

8.  Projects Committee Report: Len Norman  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes

a.  Excelsior Club, 921 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Excelsior Club

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT AUTHORIZE HLC STAFF TO 1) OBTAIN PROPOSALS FOR THE PREPARATION OF A FEASIBILITY STUDY OF THE EXCELSIOR CLUB, 921 BEATTIES FORD ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., TO INCLUDE ALL THREE LOTS BELONGING TO THE OWNER; STUDY TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT WHICH WILL PRESERVE THE EXISTING STRUCTURE; AND 2) CONTACT OWNER TO OBTAIN THEIR AGREEMENT TO HAVE ALL THREE PARCELS INCLUDED IN THE STUDY (NO COST TO OWNER); IF INCLUSION OF ALL THREE LOTS IS NOT ACCEPTABLE TO THE OWNER, NO FEASIBILITY STUDY WILL BE PURSUED. 

The following motion passed by the Projects Committee is presented for informational purposes:

b.  McConnell House, 4009 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C.

McConnell House

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PASSED A MOTION TO APPOINT WILLIAM HUGHES AND EDWIN WILSON TO AN AD HOC COMMITTEE TO WORK WITH HLC STAFF ON THE PREPARATION OF A COST ESTIMATE FOR THE MOVE OF THE MCCONNELL HOUSE, 4009 BEATTIES FORD ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C., COVERING THE FOLLOWING COSTS: 1) PURCHASE OF A PIECE OF PROPERTY WITHIN “MOVABLE” DISTANCE; 2) EXPENSES TO MOVE FROM CURRENT LOCATION TO NEW LOCATION; 3) UTILITY CONNECTION EXPENSES; 4) HOUSE REPAIR FROM MOVE INCLUDING NEW FOUNDATION; AND THE COMMITTEE WOULD ALSO ESTIMATE SALES PRICE FOR RELOCATED HOUSE TO DETERMINE IF THE PRICE WOULD COVER THE COST OF THE MOVE. 

c.  Charlotte Streetcar 85

Charlotte Streetcar 85

This issue will be discussed in closed session.

9.  Old Business

10.  New Business


HLC Agenda – October 8, 2018

1.  Consideration of Minutes  Click Here for September 10th Minutes

2.  Chair’s Report: Tom Egan

a.  HLC Holiday Party – Thursday, December 6

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

a.  Explanation of Importance of Survey and Research Reports

b.  HLC/PNC Event at Ingleside: Diane Althouse

4.  Senior Preservation Planner’s Report: Stewart Gray

a.  CLG Training – Rescheduled for Friday, October 26 at Blandwood Mansion in Greensboro, N.C. 

b.  Public Hearing – Dr. Reginald Hawkins House, 1703 Madison Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

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

a.  COA Application for Edgewood Plantation, 11132 Eastfield Road, Charlotte, N.C.

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Edgewood Plantation

The applicant is proposing a development plan for the property that would preserve the property as an active farm. Additions to the property would include a gravel parking area and an approximately 5,000 square foot open pavilion.

Below is an image of a pavilion with similar design and materials to the proposed pavilion. 

Example of Edgewood Pavilion Finishes

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT AUTHORIZE CONCEPTUAL APPROVAL FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN APPROXIMATELY 5,000 SQUARE FOOT PAVILION WITH SUPPORTING PARKING FOR THE EDGEWOOD PLANTATION, 11132 EASTFIELD ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C. 

b.  Request for a Revision to the Approved Plan for the Delburg Mill House, 303 Delburg Street, Davidson, N.C.

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Delburg Mill House

The applicant is requesting a revision to the approved porch railing design.

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The property owner is requesting permission to construct a porch railing similar to the image below, with or without the box-feature near the top of the railing.  

Porch Railing Proposal for Delburg Mill House

THE DESIGN REVIEW COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT NOT APPROVE THE REVISED PLANS FOR THE PORCH RAILING DESIGN FOR THE DELBURG MILL HOUSE, 303 DELBURG STREET, DAVIDSON, N.C.

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

a.  Identifying Historic Resources That Can Be Used for Affordable Housing

The first two motions passed by the Survey Committee are presented for informational purposes:

b.  Charles R. McLaughlin House, 501 W. John Street, Matthews, N.C.

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Charles R. McLaughlin House

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PASSED A MOTION TO DIRECT THE HLC STAFF TO MEET WITH THE OWNER OF THE CHARLES R. MCLAUGHLIN HOUSE, 501 W. JOHN STREET, MATTHEWS, N.C., TO DEFINE THE BOUNDARIES OF THE PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARK, AND TO REPORT THE RESULTS OF THE DISCUSSION TO THE COMMITTEE AT ITS NEXT MEETING. 

c.  North Charlotte Baptist Church, 3117 Whiting Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

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North Charlotte Baptist Church

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PASSED A MOTION THAT THE NORTH CHARLOTTE BAPTIST CHURCH, 3117 WHITING AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C., BE PLACED ON THE STUDY LIST OF PROSPECTIVE HISTORIC LANDMARKS.

d.  Barnum A. Sustare House, 110 W. Matthews Street, Matthews, N.C.

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Barnum A. Sustare House

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PROCESS THE BARNUM A. SUSTARE HOUSE (INCLUDING THE EXTERIOR OF THE HOUSE AND THE ENTIRE TAX PARCEL UPON WHICH THE SUSTARE HOUSE IS LOCATED), 110 W. MATTHEWS STREET, MATTHEWS, N.C., FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION. 

Note: The owner does not wish for the interior of the house to be included in the historic landmark. State law requires owner consent for interior designation; therefore, the interior of the house will not be included in the historic landmark. 

e.  Butler House, 240 Sylvania Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

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Butler House

THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT FUND A SURVEY AND RESEARCH REPORT FOR THE BUTLER HOUSE, 240 SYLVANIA AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, N.C.

7.  Treasurer’s Report: Nathan Clark  Click Here for September 2018 Project Budget

8.  Projects Committee Report: Len Norman  Click Here for Projects Committee Minutes

a.  Ingleside, 7225 Bud Henderson Road, Huntersville, N.C.

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Ingleside

Staff is recommending that the Historic Landmarks Commission approve the expenditure of $5,000 for the preparation of a National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form for Ingleside. 

b.  Barnhardt House, 3217 Maymont Place, Charlotte, N.C.

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Charles E. Barnhardt House

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT AUTHORIZE PETER WASMER, PROJECT MANAGER, TO OBTAIN PROPOSALS FOR PERFORMING THE FOLLOWING TASKS AT THE CHARLES E. BARNHARDT HOUSE, 3217 MAYMONT PLACE, CHARLOTTE, N.C.: MOLD REMEDIATION, ODOR REMOVAL, ASBESTOS ABATEMENT, REMOVAL OF THE UNDERGROUND STORAGE TANK, ELECTRICAL CONNECTION, TAP FEES, LANDSCAPING, AND PAINTING OF THE EXTERIOR, AND THAT MR. WASMER REPORT THE FINDINGS OF HIS INVESTIGATION BACK TO THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE. 

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT AUTHORIZE PETER WASMER, PROJECT MANAGER, TO OBTAIN AN APPRAISAL FOR THE CHARLES E. BARNHARDT HOUSE, 3217 MAYMONT PLACE, CHARLOTTE, N.C. 

c.  Wallace House, 9425 Robinson Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Wallace Log House

THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT AUTHORIZE PETER WASMER, PROJECT MANAGER, TO OBTAIN AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT LIMITED TO THE REFUSE PIT FOR THE WALLACE HOUSE, 9425 ROBINSON CHURCH ROAD, CHARLOTTE, N.C. 

d.  Proposed UNCC Student Internship

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THE PROJECTS COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO RECOMMEND TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT JOIN WITH LAKEWOOD TROLLEY IN ADMINISTERING A UNCC STUDENT INTERNSHIP TO CONSIDER HOW BEST TO INITIATE VINTAGE TROLLEY OPERATIONS ON THE STEWART CREEK GREENWAY. 

e.  Ingleside, 7225 Bud Henderson Road, Huntersville, N.C., Excelsior Club, 921 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C., and Proposed Increase of Work Time for HLC Administrative Assistant

These issues will be discussed in closed session.

9.  Old Business

10.  New Business