The February 14 meeting of the Historic Landmarks Commission 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.
Note: Meeting begins at 5:00 p.m.
1. Consideration of January HLC Minutes
2. Chair’s Report: William Hughes
3. Public Comment Period (Up to 3 Minutes Per Person)
4. Financial Report: Jack Thomson
5. Consent Agenda
a. Proposed uplighting and site improvements of a water tower at the Charlotte Water Works/Vest Station, 2041 Patton Avenue, Charlotte
McCrorey Heights Neighborhood Association Letter of Support
6. Survey Committee Report: Brian Clarke Survey Committee Minutes
a. Parkwood Avenue ARP Church, 1017 Parkwood Avenue, Charlotte
THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PROCESS THE EXTERIOR OF THE PARKWOOD AVENUE A.R.P. CHURCH BUILDING, 1017 PARKWOOD AVENUE, CHARLOTTE, FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.
b. E. L. Baxter Davidson Historic Markers and Monuments
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
THE SURVEY COMMITTEE PRESENTS A SECONDED MOTION TO THE HISTORIC LANDMARKS COMMISSION THAT IT PROCESS THE E. L. BAXTER DAVIDSON HISTORIC MARKERS AND MONUMENTS WITH THE PROTECTED RADII AS RECOMMENDED BY STAFF FOR HISTORIC LANDMARK DESIGNATION. THE COMMITTEE UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE MOTION.
c. The Committee added the following properties to the Study List of Prospective Historic Landmarks
i. Renfrow Commercial Properties
ii. White Company Truck Manufacturing Facility
7. Projects Committee Report: Jeff Parsons
8. Staff Report: Jack Thomson and Stewart Gray
a. HLC Adventure Club Inaugural Outing
Commissioners, Committee members, family, and friends are invited to join us on Saturday, February 19 at 10:00 a.m. as we explore the largest known exposed boulders in Mecklenburg County at Big Rock Rock Shelter, one of the few intact locations in Mecklenburg County associated with Native American history. Designated as a local historic landmark in 2008, the rocks are located within the Big Rock Nature Preserve at 6500 Elmstone Drive, Charlotte. Parking is available streetside where the preserve fronts Elmstone Drive.
9. Old Business
10. New Business