Pineville Historic Survey
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
5. Owner of Property
James W. Thrower, Jr.
6. Period or Date of
7. Source of Information for
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
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.
12. Map Showing Location of
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).