of why and in what ways the Guthery Apartments meets the criteria for
designation set forth in N.C.G.S. 160A-400.5.
a. Special significance in
terms of its history, architecture, and/or cultural importance.
The Commission believes that the Guthery Apartments does possess special
historical significance for Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. It
bases its judgment on the following considerations.
The Guthery Apartments is the sole remaining pre-World War Two
apartment building on North Tryon Street.
The traditional architectural design of the Guthery Apartments
is reflective of the design motifs which dominated the upscale local built
environment before World War Two.
of design, setting, workmanship, materials, feeling and/or association.
The Commission judges that the description presented in the Center City
Survey demonstrates that the Guthery Apartments meets this