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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

Unknown

2.  Street Address, including City and Zip Code

116 Main Street

Pineville, N.C. 28134

3.  UTM of Property

17 510234E 3882529N

4.  Tax Parcel Number of Property

20501407

5.  Owner of Property

Mark P. Johnson, Jr.

6.  Period or Date of Construction

1936

7.  Source of Information for #6.

Mecklenburg County Tax Records

8.  Present use of Property

B

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, frame house sits on a narrow lot, close to Main Street facing south.  It is three-bays wide and two-bays deep with a pronounced roof overhang supported with decorative brackets.  The partially separated, full-width, gabled porch shelters two sixteen-over-one windows and a Craftsman style door.  The porch roof is supported by tapered half posts which rest on tall brick piers. The east and west elevation feature four six-over-six windows and shallow, extended one-story gabled bays.  An internal chimney is located below the ridge line of the roof on the east elevation.  An enclosed shed porch extends from the rear elevation and features two original six-over-six windows.  Additional original features include wood shingles and rectangular, wooden vents.  The house is covered with wood and sits on brick piers, which have been infilled with block.

 

11.  Architectural Significance

A

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 and decorative homes were built on the prestigious streets in Pineville, which included College, Polk, Main, Dover, and Gay (Johnston Drive).