October 15, 2018
Mecklenburg County’s Board of County Commissioners did not approve the Historic Landmarks Commission’s option to purchase the Excelsior Club. This means that the owner has the right to demolish the building, if she so chooses, after June 2019.
October 2, 2018
There are important happenings with the James C. Dowd House, located at 2216 Monument Street, Charlotte, N.C., and Former Charlotte Fire Station No. 10, located at 2136 Remount Road, Charlotte, N.C.
Mecklenburg County and the Historic Landmarks Commission are seeking developers who will purchase the properties and preserve them in perpetuity. Adaptive reuse is the best way to assure the preservation of these two important historic resources. Stay tuned for developments.
James C. Dowd House
Former Charlotte Fire Station #10
September 18, 2018
The Historic Landmarks Commission will seek County Commission approval for an exclusive, assignable option to purchase the Excelsior Club, located at 921 Beatties Ford Road, Charlotte, N.C. The Commission will be examining the feasibility of restoring the building. This is just the first step in saving the site. Stay tuned for more developments.