is a clear violation of Standard No. 10. Additions or new
construction should be performed so that they can be removed or easily
reversed. Notice the new building that extends to the front of the
Reynolds-Gourmajenko House on Providence Road.
Idea! The problem is that
it attaches directly to the main house. It would have been much more
sensitive to have a narrow space, even a walkway between the two
buildings. At the very least the attachment could have been
accomplished with a small passageway.
is the W. G. Rogers House in the Dilworth neighborhood of Charlotte.
The house was converted into offices. The developer wanted to have
additional office space on what was originally the front porch.
Notice how glass was used to enclose the front porch, thereby retaining
the feel of its original expansiveness.
Jamison House on Providence Road was adaptively reused as a bank. There
obviously had to be a drive-through window. Notice that the basic
form of the porch was retained. The awning is clearly
removable. Again, a glass wall encloses an office at the front of
the porch. The teller sits behind what was once a window.