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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

313 Johnston Drive

Pineville, N.C. 28134

3.  UTM of Property

    17 509941E  3882325N

4.  Tax Parcel Number of Property


5.  Owner of Property

   Lou and Nancy Meckstroth

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- story, front-gabled, house with Craftsman detail sits on a narrow flat lot close to Johnston Drive facing west.  It is three-bays wide and three-bay deep.  The facade is asymmetrical with an enclosed, front-gabled, partial-width porch which protrudes from the facade and includes replacement windows.   The facade's remaining fenestration is limited to a replacement window.  The south elevation of the house features an external chimney and a shallow, extended, gabled bay containing a pair of replacement windows.  A two-room, gabled wing extends from the rear elevation. The house is covered in vinyl and sits 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 with Craftsman detail 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).