Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission


July 29, 2021

UNESCO has announced the latest additions to its World Heritage List, which helps preserve threatened sites. Although the HLC’s focus is on local preservation, we understand that historic sites throughout the world continue to be threatened and know historic preservation truly is a worldwide effort. 

For more: “World Heritage Committee inscribes four cultural and one natural site on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

July 26, 2021

The next time you’re leavin’ on a jet plane at Charlotte Douglas Airport, look for the historic W.P.A. Douglas Airport Hangar, built in 1936-37 by the Works Progress Administration. The renovation of the historic hangar is included in plans for the new Carolinas Aviation Museum, projected to open in 2023.

For more: “Revamped, relocated Carolinas Aviation Museum likely to debut in 2023

July 22, 2021

Set your ⏰ for 6 pm tonight and join Charlotte Museum of History for the Ron Hankins “History Talks” Lecture Series featuring former Charlotte Mayor and Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx. In this livestream, you will learn more about Foxx’s career including his work on transportation and infrastructure equity. 

Details: “History Talks Lecture: Anthony Foxx