Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Agenda – Projects Committee

The Projects Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, November 16, 2020, 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.


November 16, 2020

1.  Chair’s Report: Edwin Wilson

2.  Update on Projects

a.  Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will consider a letter of intent to purchase.

Torrence Lytle School

b.  White Oak, 7729 Hood Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will consider a request for extension of finance terms.

White Oak

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

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will review a report on the preliminary budget for work at the property.

Wallace House

d.  Cooper Log House, 5621 Mt. Olive Church Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will review the commencement of due diligence.

Cooper Log House

3.  Update on the Cole Manufacturing Company Plant, 1318 Central Avenue, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

Cole Manufacturing Company Plant

4.  Old Business

5.  New Business


1.  Chair’s Report: Edwin Wilson

2. Update on Projects

a.  Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  Update on Agent interviews, New Marketing Plan current prospects

Torrence Lytle School

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

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  Various rehab work in process

ii.  Agency interviews & next steps

Wallace House

c.  Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 412 Campus Street, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i. Ongoing Negotiations

Former Mt Carmel Baptist Church

e.  Douglas House, 7601 Christie Lane, Charlotte, N.C. and associated Steele Creek properties

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

  1. Airport Entering Environmental Impact Study
  2. Update on Steele Creek Church, William Grier House and Cooper Log House

John Douglas House

3.  Old Business

4.  New Business



The Projects Committee meeting scheduled for Monday, July 27, 2020, 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.

Instructions and Access to Virtual Meeting


July 27, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.

1.  Chair’s Report: Edwin Wilson

2. Update on Projects

a.  Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  Update on Contract and New Marketing Plan

Torrence Lytle School

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

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  Alarm and Landscape Work

ii.  Public Input Plans

Wallace House

c.  Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 412 Campus Street, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i. Ongoing Negotiations

Former Mt Carmel Baptist Church

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

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  Developer Soliciting Design Firms

ii.  Landscape Maintenance

Excelsior Club

e.  Douglas House, 7601 Christie Lane, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  Airport Entering Environmental Impact Study

John Douglas House

f.  Grier House, 421 Montrose Street, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  City Code Enforcement Outreach

Arthur Samuel Grier House

g.  Mayes House, 435 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

The Committee will discuss:

i.  Certificate of Appropriateness for Demolition Delayed Until March 8, 2021

ii.  Several Prospects for Relocation

iii.  Preserve Mecklenburg (PMI) Investigating Move (Shift) Onsite

John Mayes House

3.  Old Business

4.  New Business

a.  Washam House and Lands, 15735 Davidson-Concord Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

b.  Dr. Craven House, 103 N. Old Statesville Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Polaris Map of Property

Identified in Huntersville Architectural Survey #5337

Dr. Craven House


January 6, 2020 – 6:00 p.m.

1.  Chair’s Report and Welcome: Edwin Wilson

2.  Update on Projects

a.  Torrence Lytle School, 302 Holbrooks Road, Huntersville, N.C.

Map of Property

Torrence Lytle School

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

Map of Property

Wallace House

c.  White Oak, 7729 Hood Road, Charlotte, N.C.

Map of Property

White Oak

d.  Mayes House, 435 E. Morehead Street, Charlotte, N.C.

Map of Property

John Mayes House

e.  Former Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 412 Campus Street, Charlotte, N.C.

Map of Property

Former Mount Carmel Baptist Church

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

Map of Property

Excelsior Club

g.  James C. Dowd House, 2216 Monument Street, Charlotte, N.C., and Former Charlotte Fire Station #10, 2136 Remount Road, Charlotte, N.C. 

Map of Property

James C. Dowd House

Former Charlotte Fire Station #10

h.  Douglas House, 7601 Christie Lane, Charlotte, N.C.

Map of Property

John Douglas House

i.  Grier House, 421 Montrose Street, Charlotte, N.C.

Map of Property

Arthur Samuel Grier House

3.  Organizational

a.  Projects Committee Charter/Mission

b.  2020 HLC Strategic Plan Initiative

4.  Old Business

5.  New Business