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Pineville Historic Survey Form

Prepared by Paul Archambault for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission, 2004.

Photographs of Property (front and side elevations)




1.  Name of Property if any


2.  Street Address, including City and Zip Code

119 College Street

Pineville, N.C. 28134

3.  UTM of Property

17 510148E 3882596N

4.  Tax Parcel Number of Property


5.  Owner of Property

James W. Thrower, Jr.

6.  Period or Date of Construction


7.  Source of Information for #6.

Mecklenburg County Tax Records

8.  Present use of Property


a.  Agricultural, b. Commercial, c.  Educational, d. Entertainment, e. Government, f.  Industrial, g. Military, h. Museum, i. Park, j. Private Residence, k. Religious, l. Other

10.  Architectural Style

      The one-and-a-half story, side-gabled house is located on a large lot close to College Street facing north.  It is three-bays wide and two-bays deep with a roof overhang and exposed rafter ends.  The gabled porch is supported by wood posts and shelters a six-panel door.  The remainder of the fenestration includes four original six-over-six windows.  Additional features include an original wooden rectangular vent, an internal chimney in front of the roof's ridge line, and two original six-over-six windows.  The house is covered in vinyl and rests on brick piers, which have been infilled with block.


11.  Architectural Significance


a.  Outstanding, b. Excellent, c. Notable, d. Commonplace

12.  Map Showing Location of Property


13.  Paragraph Briefly Summarizing Known History Of The Property.

      The one- story home on College Street served as the home of a middle-class family.  Larger, more elaborate homes were built on the prestigious streets in Pineville which included College, Polk, Main, and Gay (Johnston Drive).