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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

The Samuel Hoover House

2.  Street Address, including City and Zip Code

405 Johnston Drive

Pineville, N.C. 28134

3.  UTM of Property

    17 509941E  3882243N

4.  Tax Parcel Number of Property


5.  Owner of Property

     Barry and Libby Chaney

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, Craftsman Bungalow style house sits on a large, flat lot, close to Johnston Drive facing west.  It is three-bays wide and three-bays deep.  The facade is symmetrical with a prominent, front-gabled, full-width porch which extends around the south elevation.  The front-gabled porch roof features include a six-over-one window and two small windows aligned on both sides. The porch roof is supported by replacement  floor to ceiling wood column posts and shelters four replacement nine-over-one windows and a six-panel door bordered by tall sidelights.  A single-bay, gabled wing protrudes from the rear north elevation. Additional features include replacement windows and original rectangular wooden vents.  The house is covered in vinyl and sits on brick piers, 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 Craftsman-Bungalow style home was built for Pineville shoe salesmen, Samuel Hoover. This domicile is located on Johnston Drive, which was formerly named Gay Street.  Many of Pineville's prestigious businessmen built there elaborate homes on this street