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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 Cunningham Home

2.  Street Address, including City and Zip Code

219 Main Street

Pineville, N.C. 28134

3.  UTM of Property

17 510031E 3882499N

4.  Tax Parcel Number of Property


5.  Owner of Property

William F. and Nancy Smith

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 two-and-a-half story, Colonial Revival home sits on wide lot, close to Main Street facing north. It is three-bays wide and three-bays deep with several additions.  The facade is symmetrical with a front-gabled, partial-width porch supported by large columns in the center.  It shelters a six-panel door and a four-over-four window on the second story.  The facade also features two, two-over-two windows on the first story and two, four-over-four windows on the second story.  A two-story, gabled-bay wing aligned with the west elevation protrudes from the rear elevation, and includes two sets of nine-over-one windows, and two more nine-over-one windows on the rear elevation.  A gabled-bay wing aligned with the east elevation protrudes from the rear elevation. An enclosed shed-roofed porch extends from the center of the rear elevation and features a set of four replacement windows and a replacement door.  Additional features include stairs which descend down from the second-story shed-roofed porch at the rear elevation, and a brick porch on the west elevation which includes a replacement door.  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-and-a-half story home on Main Street served as the home of a wealthy family.  Larger, more elaborate homes were built on the prestigious streets in Pineville which included College, Polk, Main, Dover, and Gay (Johnston Drive).