The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission recently announced that it has purchased two downtown Matthews properties to preserve as historic icons, both at 131 W. Charles St. The Craftsman-style Phillips House was built in 1925 by O. L. “Pete” Phillips for ...Read More »
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CHARLOTTE – Cherry was founded in the late 1800s as Charlotte’s first workforce housing, a neighborhood for skilled and unskilled black laborers. That’s the history, and history is key to the present and future of the city’s second-oldest traditionally black ...
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MATTHEWS – Two historic homes are getting a facelift courtesy of the city. The town issued its second annual Façade Grant for exterior improvements at the Reid House and the Plaxco House, two 19th century belles in need of some ...
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CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to grant the Louise Cotton Mill a historic designation, which allows a developer to begin a revitalization project to bring multifamily to the Plaza Midwood site. Richmond, Va.-based Clachan ...Read More »
Call it what you want, but South End, which was largely carved out of an industrial, railroad-crossed section of westernmost Dilworth in the 1990s, when people thought developer Tony Pressley might be a little nutty, is now rapidly spreading far beyond the traditional boundaries of its historic district.
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Nelson Casstevens has run his law firm out of a century-old for nearly 30 years. But the lawyer, looking to hang up his briefcase and throw out his legal pad, has found a buyer interested in his property and appears eager to sell. The buyer just isn’t interested in the house on that property, so Casstevens has filed a certificate to demolish the house.Read More »
A Boston-based nonprofit developer is planning to start renovations on a historic textile mill within a month, after a years-long effort by the city of Charlotte to convert the building into affordable apartments.
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The Charlotte area could soon see two more historic textile mills undergo a facelift and go from vacant to back in use. Plans are under way to restore and renovate Mecklenburg and Johnston Mills, NoDa properties that have been eyesores ...
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