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