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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

201 College Street

Pineville, N.C. 28134

3.  UTM of Property

17 510097E 3882616N

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, hipped-roof house sits on a narrow lot, close to College Street.  It is three-bays wide and two-bays deep with a hipped dormer located on the center of the roof below the ridge line.  The facade is asymmetrical with a lower-cross gable aligned with the west elevation.  The enclosed full-width, hipped-roof porch extends around the east elevation.  The porch roof shelters three replacement windows and a replacement door which is protected by a gable.  Original features include four-over-four windows, a picture window, and a wooden vent.  An internal chimney is located at the rear of the hipped-roof.  The house is covered in wood and sits on brick piers, which have been infilled with brick.


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-and-a-half 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).