Charlotte Observer References to Mecklenburg County
January 1962 through June, 1964
compiled by Pat Ryckman
– 1962 – 1962 – 1962 – 1962
"County gains in
quest for ample school classrooms" 1/1/62, p. 1C. Plans
for building several new schools.
inspection called need in county" 1/1/62, p. 1C. Quotes
Charlotte architect, D. M. McIntosh, Jr.
named dealer for American buildings" 1/2/62, p. 14B.
Prefab steel (?) buildings, photo.
"New home of
Merritt Tire Co." 1/2/62, p. 14B. Photo.
connector cost is up" 1/4/62, p. 6A. Kenilworth Ave.
will move on Monday" 1/4/62, p. 1B. New classroom
building at Mecklenburg College, photo.
"Photo firm will
open on Feb.1" 1/4/62, p. 1B. New plant in Spangler
filed in Kings Drive property hassle" 1/4/62, p. 14C.
Residents resisting business encroachment on their
"Slum plan, it’s
Rouzer vs. Bacock" 1/6/62, p.1B. Redevelopment
commission chairman Elmer Rouzer speaks at Civitan Club.
drive will be launched Jan. 16" 1/7/62, p.1B. Includes
sketch of proposed building.
housing code" 1/9/62, p. 1B. Provides system of grading
for building inspectors and authority to demolish unfit
" City adds 48
acres" 1/9/62. p.1B. Annexation of Hidden Valley.
renewal-fund delay expected" 1/11/62, p.1B. Brooklyn
slum clearance project.
‘ruler’ now in the works" 1/12/62, p. 1B. About the new
skyscraper to be built here soon" 1/17/62, p. 1B. Owner:
Dwight Phillips, 24 stories
challenge hurled at home builders" 1/18/62, p. 1B. Home
Builders Assoc. of Charlotte meeting
"Negro units; Ervin
to build 500 low-priced homes" 1/19/62, p. 1B. $4
million project, located off Beatties Ford Rd.
Developer: Charles Ervin.
"Hospital to add 2
parking lots" 1/20/62, p. 1B. Presbyterian Hospital
leases land from Belks for project.
owners asking for $195,000" 1/21/62, p. 1B. Seeking
damages resulting from Wilkinson Blvd. right of way
"Negro junior high
contracts let" 1/24/62, p. 1B. New construction,
Statesville Rd, Lincoln Heights section. General
contractor: Pinnex Co. of Gastonia. Will have
"Belk, Ivey buy 530
acres for big suburban complex" 1/25/62, p. 1B. Regional
shopping center in south Mecklenburg, near Park Rd. and
wins supporters" 1/26/62, p. 1B. Plan to make slum
clearing a local enterprise and proceed without federal
apartment city to open 1st units April 1"
2/1, p.7B. Green Oaks Apartment City at Briarcreek and
airport may be pushed back" 2/4/62, p. 1B. Action on
master plan put off.
spending proposal in plan" 2/11/62, p.1B. Plan to spend
$682,000 to build north and west concourses.
"Terry lauds N.C.
growth in talk here" 2/11/62, p. 1B. BASF to build $1.5
million plant of 50,000 sq. ft.
area zoning plans ready" 2/12/62, p. 1B.
"Memorial to open
all of new wing" 2/12/62, p. 1B. New 233-bed wing to
airport growth for 25 years" 2/12/62, p. 1B.
"Work on rail
station to start" 2/13/62, p. 1A. $500,000 project on
"County appoints 2
groups to work out zoning plans" 2/13/62, p. 1B.
zoning at once – planners" 2/14/62, p. 1B. Planning
director Wm. McIntyre submits his report.
"City will ask
$5,000 for housing study" 2/15/62, p. 1C. Study on
relocating families from Brooklyn.
at ‘unsafe’ church" 2/16/62, p. 16B. Renovation of
sanctuary of Clement Memorial AME Zion Church.
"Group to push for
zoning now" 2/19/62, p. 1C. Berryhill and Steele Creek
residents want zoning for their area.
attacked" 2/20/62, p. 1B. City Council approves grading
system for new housing code enforcement.
"He depends on
hope" 2/23/62, p. 1C. A new building is underway for the
Park Road Moravian Church.
Photo of interior
of public library (main library), 2/24/62, p. 1B
industrial park being developed" 2/25/62, p. 1B. Of Old
Monroe Rd., developer is Morris Speizman.
"City’s ninth bank
opens" 3/2/62, p. 11A. A branch of the Mechanics &
Farmers Bank opens in new building at 101 Beatties Ford
"7 zoning appeals
are due" 3/2/62, p. 1C. Includes request by P & N to
develop an industrial park.
bakery building OK’d by zoners" 3/3/62, p. 1B. A & P
Stores will build on Hovis Rd.
"New apartments to
be built here" 3/3/62, p. 1B. Victor house at 1812 The
Plaza to be razed for apartment project.
"New dam starts its
mission" 3/4/62, p. 1C. Cowan’s Ford Dam, photo.
"City OKs $2.49
million airport improvements" 3/6/62, p. 1B. Land
purchased for new runways and additions to terminal.
contract awarded" 3/9/62, p. 1C. New Southern Railway
station to be built on North Tryon by Wheatley
"Duke to construct
2 branch offices" 3/10/62, p. 1B. One office to be on
Hwy 27 and Pierson, the other to be on Pineville Rd. in
the Park Road area.
"Big gates thud, a
lake is born" 3/11/62, p.1B. Cowans Ford Dam, to be
completed in ’63.
hearing is set for March 20" 3/13/62, p. 1B. Route to
link Independence and Park Rd.
dedicates P.O. today" 3/16/62, p. 1C. New post office on
"City bites off
another 60 acres" 3/20/62, p. 1B. Property near Plaza
and Milton is annexed; Crosland residential subdivision
is being built.
bitterly oppose thoroughfare link" 3/21/62, p. 1B.
Connector between Park Rd. and Independence.
clinic for children planned" 3/23/63, p.1C. 22 acre
tract off 85 near Sugar Creek. To construct $50,000
"April 3 hearing
set for $10-million road" 3/24/62, p. 1B. A northwest
route from 85 and NC16 to Independence at Louise Ave.
" ‘Ribs’ of church
showing" 4/1/62, p. 1B. St. Luke’s Lutheran Church under
"Gov. Sanford to
dedicate college here" 4/2/62, p. 1B. Two new buildings
on Mecklenburg College campus (formerly Carver College).
want expressway rerouted" 4/4/62, p.1B. Northwest
Expressway project, includes photo of Fairfield St. near
Van Buren which is in path of new road.
Photo of opening
day at Freedom Village Shopping Center, shows parking
lot and buildings. 4/5/62, p. 7A.
"A treat awaits you
in Clarkson Garden" 4/8/62, p. 10C. photo of Clarkson
and Eugene Crayton’s garden at 2701 Hampton Ave, also
other gardens on garden tour (includes views of homes)
College’s Day" 4/8/62, p.D1. photos of new main
building, exterior and interior shots.
"Namesake never saw
school like Harding" 4/9/62, p. 7A. Special section on
Harding High School dedication.
Mecklenburg College dedication, 4/9/62, p. B1.
"Motel’s zone plea
to get special look" 4/10/62, p. 1C. Located 1000 block
of So. Tryon.
"New motel, office
building planned" 4/11/62, p. 1C. Located on King’s Dr.,
local developer is Clifford Hemingway, photo.
development to be built" 4/13/62, p.17B. 18 garden-type
apartments at 1322 Briarcreek Rd., by developer J.R.
"Steps taken to
condemn slum land" 4/14/62, p. 1B. Condemning properties
at 4210 E. Second and 326 Alexander St.
projects back on requests" 4/17/62, p. 1B. School Board
projects for a maintenance and transportation center on
"5,436 city homes
are ‘hazards’" 4/18/62, p.1C. Includes homes in
Greenville, Brooklyn and areas around Piedmont Cts.
Discount House here in new home" 4/19/62, p. 3D. New
building at corner of Wilkinson and Harlee Ave.
house-hunt study Okd" 4/20/62, p. C1. Study on how to
house displaced families.
buildings . . . at $3.71 an hour" 4/22/62, p. C2.
Profile of Rick Rickenbaker, architect of houses and
commercial buildings, photo.
Ads for Ervin
Homes, Lansdown subdivision, Crosland, etc., with
photos. 4/22/62, p. 12C.
"East side to get
64 apartments" 4/25/62, p. 1B. On Dresden Dr., Ervin
"Condemning of slum
area challenged" 4/28/62, p. 1B. Brooklyn owners
question Redevelopment unit’s authority.
"Ervin’s incentive plan paying dividends for workers,
company" and "Ervin won’t reach 2,000-house goal"
4/29/62, p. 4C. Photo of Charles Ervin.
"Good Sam, city to
ask U.S. money" 5/1/62, p. 1A. Crash program to bring
Good Samaritan Hospital up to standards; $800,000 bond
money to be used as match for federal funds.
to grow to total of 1,700 units" 5/2/62, p.1D. A
$20-million project by Thomas F. Mains Corp. at
Briarcreek and Central. Coble Construction Co.
"Hospital plan is
attacked" 5/2/62, p. 1D. Good Samaritan plan denounced
by Dr. R. A. Hawkins.
relocation survey begins Monday in Brooklyn" 5/5/62,
p.1B. Redevelopment Commission to determine housing
needs of families to be displaced.
"Unions moving into
new home" 5/6/62, p. 6A. $65,000 project, 12,300 sq. ft.
at 2121 Commonwealth.
"P & N lines tracks
with new industry" 5/6/62, p. 2C. Thrift Road Industrial
District. 65 firms and 3 million sq. ft. of space.
"City Council to
consider dump, motel" 5/7/62, p. 1C. New motel on So.
Authority: doors still closed" 5/7/62, p. 2C. Photos of
Good Samaritan and the new wing at Memorial.
"AME Zion Group OKs
fund drive" 5/10/62, p. 1B. To raise $400,000 to build
approve $3.6 million growth plan" 5/15/62, p. 1B. Photo
of model of music building. Site plan shows expansion
"Loan firm shows
off new building" 5/18/62, p. 8A. Mutual Savings & Loan
on So. Tryon and 2nd streets. Marsh & Hawkins,
'non-white' areas can't expand, group is told" 5/20/62,
p. 12A. Spangler, Ervin and Marsh construction companies
about developing housing for Negroes.
"Red tape to delay
occupancy of new rest home till fall" 5/23/62, p. 1B.
Green Acres Rest Home.
"City hears 8
petitions on zoning" 5/29/62, p. 6A.
"They give blood in
style now" 6/1/62, p.1B. New Red Cross building at 2425
Park Rd., photos.
area likes self-help" 6/3/62, p. 1C. Results of 4th Ward
25th year will be biggest in its history" 6/3/62, p. 5C.
Current projects noted, photo of John Crosland, Jr.
"New City Club
keeps elegance of tradition" 6/5/62, p. 10A. 300 So.
Tryon St., photos.
"Plaza Church set
to move" 6/5/62, p. 1B. New building for Plaza Methodist
zone Wilkinson Blvd. - yet" 6/6/62, p. 1C.
"Branch library to
open today" 6/6/62, p. 1C. 1300 Ledwell St. in Freedom
Village Shopping Center.
urban renewal group" 6/7/62, p. 1B. Zeb Strawn to head
may clear last roadblock" 6/8/62, p. 8A. Wilkinson Blvd.
"4th Ward renewal
to get hearing'" 6/8/62, p. 1B. Chamber of Commerce
Urban Renewal Committee meeting.
expand its limits" 6/11/62, p. 1B.
to repave NC115 are sent to state" 6/11/62, p. 1B.
"Builders will get
a chance to air beefs" 6/12/62, p. 1B. Charlotte
Homebuilders Association's beefs are about flood plain
"Queen City sprouts
a depot" 6/16/62, p. 4B. New Southern Railway station
under construction. Walter Hook is architect. Photo.
"New offices opened
by Piedmont Gas" 6/20/62, p. 4A. 3 stores, on Yancy Rd.
"Tax value reduced
on new building" 6/21/62, p. 5A. Cutter Realty Co.
office building at 201 So. Tryon.
"3 P.O. sites under
study in mall area" 6/22/62, p. 9A. Charlottetown Mall
area. Mentions other post offices under construction in
Matthews and Cornelius.
"St. Peters spends
$80,000 to expand" 6/22/62, p. 10A. At No. Tryon and 7th
expansion is approved" 6/22/62, p. B1. Hotel,
construction by J.N. Pease.
Green Oaks Apartment City, 6/24/62, p. 14C.
Eastfield Homes, an Ervin development, 6/24/62, p. 15C.
"Ervin opens land
for Negro families" 6/26/62, p. 1B. Ervin Construction
Co. plans to make land available near Mecklenburg
College for families displaced by Northwest Expressway.
McCrorey Heights (higher priced homes).
"Flood plan offered
by builders" 6/28/62, p. 1B. Home Builders Association,
headed by John Crosland.
"IRS units getting
new 'home' here" 6/29/62, p. 10A. New office building at
Morehead and South Blvd.
residents seek zoning" 6/29/62, p. 1B. Hope to head off
proposed apartment project on Church St.
mid-town Charlotte?" 7/1/62, p. 1D. Special feature,
several related articles with jumps to 5D. Model of
future downtown area by German architect Friedrich
"Uster to decorate
plant in Oak - Live" 7/4/62, p. 1B. New building for
Uster Corp. on Chesapeake Dr. Architect: John Higgins.
Photo on p. 6A.
"City College to
request $3.7 million" 7/6/62, p. 1B. For three new
buildings at Charlotte College.
trip paying dividend" 7/8/62, p. 6B. New plant for Luwa
Corp. on Chesapeake Dr. Sketch of proposed all steel
dedicates its P.O." 7/9/62, p. 1B. Mentions several
other new post offices. Photo.
"Board OKs $175,000
to buy two future school sites" 7/11/62, p. 5A. One site
is off Statesville Rd.; the other is off Thrift Rd.
"Brooklyn firm to
redevelop" 7/12/62, p. 1C. AME Zion Publishing House to
build new building.
"City to give four
in Brooklyn 'last chance'" 7/12/62, p. 1C. Properties to
be condemned if owners won't sell.
Moravian Church to lay cornerstone Sunday" 7/13/62, p.
7A. Park Road Moravian Church on corner of Park and
community to be built" 7/13/62, p. 9A. Ervin will open
230-house community on East Independence at Wallace
ready at last" 7/18/62, p. 1B. Renovation of old Central
"$800,000 plan to
cost $1 million-plus" 7/18/62, p. 1B. Good Samaritan
renovation project costs go up.
apartments going up" 7/22/62, p. 1C. T.R. Burroughs
Construction Co. Sketch.
Opens Thursday" 7/22/62, p. 1C.
Winterfield by Hobart Smith Construction Co., Beverly
Hills by Crosland, Oak Forest by Triece Construction
Co., Shannon Park and Sharon Forest by Ervin, Lansdown
by Spangler and Hidden Valley by Hobart Smith. 7/22/62.
construct new building" 7/24/62, p. 1B. 10,000 sq.ft. On
Archdale Dr. Ingram & Johnson, architects.
"Schools will sue
for sites" 7/25/62, p. 1B. So. Mecklenburg Jr. High on
Sharon Rd. and 14 acres adjoining East Mecklenburg High
"New school named
after local Negro" 7/26/62, p. 1C. J.T. Williams Jr.
"What's ahead for
Good Samaritan" 7/29/62, p. 2E. Sketch of proposed
renovation and photo of present building.
50-unit apartment" 8/1/62, p. 1C. To house students in
the hospital's training program.
community set" 8/2/62, p. 1B. Olde Providence site to be
developed by Ervin Construction Co.
"Plaza plan to take
first steps Monday" 8/3/62, p. 1B. City to purchase four
lots for government plaza.
getting tool firm" 8/3/62, p. 1B. New 20,000 sq.ft.
building on Hwy. 51 at Matthews for Jet Line Products,
lakeside orderly-growth plan" 8/8/62, p. 1C. A land use
plan for the Lake Norman area by the City-County
"Planners give nod
to interim zoning" 8/8/62, p. 1C. Berryhill/Steele Creek
development planned near college" 8/12/62, p. 1B. $5
million project - College Downs.
motel planned" 8/15/62, p. 5B. Landmark Inns on Coliseum
side of Independence, three stories. Architect: Claud D.
will be 'debated'" 8/20/62, p. 6A. At intersection of
Olde Providence and Providence. Center planned by Mrs.
"Planners OK Sharon
Road apartments" 8/21/62, p. 4A. Deluxe co-operative
apartments on east side of Sharon.
called unneeded in slum project" 8/21/62, p. 1B. 224
families to be moved out of Brooklyn but study shows new
public housing won't be necessary.
recommend shop center" 8/21/62, p. 1B. At Providence and
zoning law work" 8/23/62, p. 1B. Preparing a land use
survey and a new zoning ordinance.
Special section on
Parade of Homes, 8/26/62, p. 1-17G. Companies
participating: Browning Construction Co., C.D. Spangler,
Ed Griffin, Evans, Fred J. Wiggins, Dwight McCall,
Hobart Smith, Harvey-Jones, John Crosland,
Kavanaugh-Smith & Co., Nance Trotter, Inc. R. Read Tull,
Triece, Trotter & Allen. Photos and sketches.
plan steps are developing slowly" 8/27/62, p. 1B.
Interview with senior planner Hal Davis, photo.
"Queens gets church
property in swap deal" 8/31/62, p. 1B. Myers Park
Baptist Church is building a new education building.
"Thoroughfare . . .
it is up to you" 9/2/62, p. 1D. Upcoming vote for $12.6
million bond money. Several road projects outlined
including Northwest Expressway.
shell; bonds to expand it" 9/3/62, p. 1C.
center christened to the sound of playing children"
9/10/62, p. 7A. Oaklawn Community Center. Photo.
plan land purchase" 9/11/62, p. 1B. 30-acre site near
South Mecklenburg High School.
suggests ways to eliminate blight" 9/14/62, p. 9A.
Census tract map showing 'blighted' areas.
"1 in 5 lives in
bad housing" 9/14/62, p. 1B. Two photos.
"Tracts 4 and 26:
in need of rescue" 9/14/62, p. 1B.
"Rerouting of road
pushed" 9/14/62, p. 1B. Hwy. 73 in Huntersville.
Photo of house
being moved to make way for apartment project by R.
Calvin Holland, site next to Catholic High School,
9/16/62, p. 1D.
store is planned" 9/18/62, p. 10A. K Mart in new
shopping center at Emerywood and Pineville roads; Ervin
"City Council KOs
Sharon Apartment" 9/18/62, p. 1B. Turned down zoning
request by W. L Parrott at Sharon & Sharon Hills.
to grow" 9/23/62, p. 1B. Mecklenburg Chronic Disease
Hospital at Huntersville; from 56 to 250 beds.
votes for addition" 9/24/62, p. 7A. Christ Episcopal –
new 2-story addition. Graves & Toy architects;
okay flood land ‘zoning’" 9/24/62, p. 1B.
Parish rebuilds much more than a building" 9/24/62, p.
1B. Two photos.
"Plan would offer 7
basic buildings" and "Packaged plants proposed as
incentive to new industry" 9/26/62, p. 5B. Offered by
Southeastern Construction Co. (president Beaumert
Whitton) and Breswanger Corp. of Philadelphia.
"Homes may be built
next to new lake park" 9/27/62, p. 1C. Near new Lake
"Mint Hill starting
library drive" 9/27/62, p. 12C. Plan to renovate a
volunteer fire station as a branch library. Sketch.
water-sewer planning urged by Chamber of Commerce"
9/28/62, p. 1B. Problem called threat to growth. Photo
"National Home Week
begins Sunday" 9/29/62, special section C. Lots of ads,
On 12C: a photo of
3717 Annlin Ave described as "modern, international"
On 13C: photo of
4944 Currituck Dr., modern home
"Planners OK area
zoning" 10/3/62, p. 1B. Steel Creek/Berryhill area.
"Slum aid snagged
on alternate housing" 10/9/62, p. 1B. Federal urban
renewal officials tell Charlotte to build low-rent
public housing units for displaced families.
"Urban renewal plan
is in real trouble" 10/11/62, p.1B.
"Renewal aid race
is a tie" 10/11/62, p. 1B. Photo of Piedmont courts and
"City far behind in
public housing" 10/12/62, p. 1B.
"Many forces add to
housing squeeze" 10/14/62, p. 1C.
battle is won in Brooklyn" 10/14/62, p. 1C. 3 photos of
"Mayor to propose
new public housing" 10/15/62, p. 1B. Stan Brookshire’s
kills county study" 10/15/62, p. 1B. Plans to buy block
east of county office building are put on hold.
requests public housing study" 10/16/62, p. 1B. Spangler
mentions Double Oak project.
plenty of low-cost housing exists" 10/17/62, p. 1C.
Thomas R. Lawing, realtor.
may be breaking up" 10/26/62, p. 1C. Waiting for
decision on building hew public housing.
station going, its glory gone" 10/28/62, p. 1B. Photos
of old and new.
"Church will start
work on building" 10/29/62, p. 1B. Ascension Lutheran –
new education building on E. Morehead.
Big ad for College
Downs with sketches and floor plans. 11/4/62, p. 14C.
comes to aging railroad station" and "But off North
Tryon a new station is born" 11/7/62, p. 1C. Photos of
"New A&P opens
tomorrow" 11/11/62, p. 6B. At Cotswold Shopping Center.
Full page ad.
"Hearing slated on
expressway" 11/11/62, p. 1C. North-South route, includes
map with interchanges.
becoming acute" 11/14/62, p. 1B. Public schools.
Discusses a new maintenance building, a bus garage and
an addition at East Mecklenburg High.
hears slum goals" 11/16/62, p. 1B.
"Council still up
in air over airport contract" 11/17/62, p. 1B. Contract
awarded to John Talbot & Assoc. of Wilmington instead of
home boys, Pease. Some members of council protest.
sues Cutter Company" 11/17/62, p. 1C. Pay sub contractor
or sell new downtown Cutter Building.
renovation tangles city funds" 11/20/62, p. 1B. Good
Samaritan project needs #300,000.
gets contract" 11/20/62, p. 1B. For engineering contract
don’t expect upset in market" 11/21/62, p. 1A. Reaction
to president’s order against racial discrimination.
passes first public test in hearing" 11/21/62, p. 1B.
4.5 mile middle section of North-South Expressway.
$177,674 for Good Samaritan" 11/25/62, p. 1C. Work on
rebuilding can begin.
"Sanford will help
launch new bank" 11/26/62, p. 1B. $7.5 million Nation
Bank building dedicated at 200 So. Tryon.
is fallout shelter" 11/28/62, p. 1D. First in county to
"Apartment units to
rise 16 stories" 11/28/62, p.1D. 3rd phase of
Green Oaks Apartments.
acre site for a new opera building" 11/30/62, p. 1C. In
Oakhurst Industrial Park, Speizman’s new development at
Richland Dr. and Seaboard R.R. off Old Monroe Rd.
"Schools to ask
$28-36 million for new buildings" 12/5/62, p.1C. For new
buildings including new schools, an office building and
land. Photo of map.
"Belt road plan
lashed by Hawkins" 12/5/62, p. 1C. 4-lane belt will cut
through Negro residential section.
"Belt road will
meet Woodlawn" 12/5/62, p. 12C. Between Monroe and
more money" 12/6/62, p. 1B. Wants to expand the
construction project at Chronic Disease Hospital.
Corp. to build plant here" 12/7/62, p. 1C. On York Rd.
at Arrowood Industrial Park.
"YW to buy 9-acre
tract on Park Rd." 12/8/62, p. 1B. New $1 million plus
building planned - J.N. Pease.
2 photos of
geodesic dome at J.T. Williams Jr. High, 12/8/62, p. 1B.
exotic interior" 12/9/62, p. 23A. New North Carolina
National Bank building, photo on 24A.
"U.S. okays funds
for renewal project" 12/13/62, p. 1C. After year of
delays will do land use plan by Hill & Adley Associates
outlines building plans for '63" 12/14/62, p. 1B. $2.5
million worth of construction including an auditorium
and a dormitory.
"Plans for 2 new
schools are okayed" 12/15/62, p. 1B. One on Rama Rd. and
the other on Sharon.
"Firm sets addition
of 100 employees" 12/19/62, p. 1B. When new 43,000 sq.
ft. addition is complete next spring - Stately Lady
"60 new businesses
located here in '62" 12/20/62, p. 1C. 20 new
distributing firms, photo.
public housing is necessary" 12/22/62, p. 1B. Federal
survey is released.
"Hospital wing bids
are opened" 12/22/62, p. 1B. Little Construction Co. and
Rea Construction are low bidders.
planning-funds are okayed" 12/25/62, p. 1C. 8 more
blocks of Brooklyn will be cleared.
"New community is
planned here" 12/27/62, p. 1B. 180 acres for 500 homes -
Ervin Construction Co.
contracts awarded" 12/27/62, p. 1B. To Little
Construction and Wheatley Co.
"Site bought for
school" 12/27/62, p. 1B. Adjacent to Cochran Jr. High on
700 housing units needed" 12/28/62, p. 1B. Federal
"City to get
10-story apartment structure" 12/29/62, p. 1B. 1200
block of Elizabeth Ave., T.F. Mains Corp of Richmond is
developer; T.R. Burroughs Construction is builder,
- 1963 - 1963 - 1963
"Council worried by
YWCA decision to build in suburbs" 12/1/64, p. 1C. Would
like it in 'renewed' Brooklyn area.
create apartments" 1/3/63, p. 1C. Will convert Radio
Center on South Blvd. into low-rent apartments.
"Unit begins local
annexation survey" 1/5/63, p. 1B. City-County Planning
Dept. will do.
"1963 should be big
year for construction, renovation" 1/6/63, p. 1B. Photo
of new wing at Memorial Hospital and info on other
"9 houses ordered
destroyed" 1/8/63, p. 1B. Using the new housing code.
businessmen urged" 1/10/63, p. 1B. Talk by James Rouse,
developer of Charlottetown Mall, photo.
"Old fire station
will house books" 1/13/63, p. 13A. A new library for
Mint Hill, photo.
unit to be built in county" 1/13/63, p. 1B. 42 units at
Fairview and Park Rd. Floor plan and sketch by architect
surface 17 feet below dam's top" 1/14/63, p. 1C. 2
photos of dam.
"700 public housing
units requested" 1/15/63, p. 1B. Public Housing
contain 850 homes" 1/18/63, p. 1B. $19-million
development at Old Monroe and Rama, Kavanagh-Smith & Co.
"Nursing home is
planned" 1/20/63, p. 1B. In Gastonia, to be built by
Charlotteans Walter Hook Assoc. architects.
"Church seeks cash
for advance sites" 1/21/63, p. 1B. Episcopalian
Charlotte Convocation to develop a Negro parish of St.
Michaels and other areas.
argue against public housing" 1/22/63, p. 1B. Home
Builders Association headed by John J. Delaney.
"Council to OK
public Housing" 1/27/63, p. 1C. 700 units.
"St. Luke's holds
1st communion" 1/28/63, p. 1B. In new building at Park
rd., architect was Pease.
"City to get
housing proposal" 2/2/63, p. 1B. From foes of public
units, Charlotte Board of Realtors and builders. Photo
"Parkway by airport
wins early support" 2/6/63, p. 1B. 5-mile belt road,
units approved" 2/12/63, p. 1B. Public housing, two
additional related stories on this page.
"U.S. loan to
finance hospital apartments" 2/15/63, p. 1B. $700,000 to
Charlotte Memorial to build apartments for interns,
"Plan for trade
study prepared" 2/17/63, p. 1D. Long range plan for
"Building with pool
is planned" 2/18/63, p. 1B. NC Savings & Loan building
on East Independence; designed by J. L. Williams & Sons
decays" 2/22/63, p. 1C. Brooklyn, photos.
"Duke Power plans
building addition" 2/23/63, p. 1B. 5-story addition at
422 S. Church St.
nursing unit fast becoming showpiece" 3/1/63, p. 1B.
Methodist Homes on Shamrock Dr., photo.
"There is joy in
Red Cross" 3/3/63, p. 1D. Photos of new quarters at 2425
planned by counties" 3/6/63, p. 1B. Land use plan to set
up uniform standards.
"The Levins have
faith in downtown" 3/8/63, p. 27A. New Lebo's planned
for 124 E. Trade.
"UCS board starts
plans for Building" 3/9/63, p. 1B. United Community
Services - in Brooklyn area.
"Turnabout gums up
slum plans" 3/14/63, p. 1C. Schools want more Brooklyn
land than originally planned.
"100 new homes to
be built here" 3/17/63, p. 1D. Churchill Downs by
Marsh-Broadway Construction Co. Will be north of Sharon
Amity and east of Old Sardis.
"Clearing slums is
slow, painful process" 3/17/63, p. 1D. Also "Land comes
slowly for redevelopers" same page. Photo of 2nd St.
"Ervin will build
773 houses" 3/19/63, p. 1B. Plus 50 apartments in
'Wintergreen' off West Blvd., just west of Old Steele
"2nd Ward site snag
cleared up" 3/20/63, p. 1C. Discusses site of future 2nd
Ward High School in former Brooklyn area.
architect, schoolmen" 3/22/63, p. 1C. J.N. Pease
Associates have had problems at Myers Park High addition
- cost overruns.
"Go-ahead for 3rd
renewal area sought" 3/23/63, p. 1B. 3rd slum clearance
project in Brooklyn.
comparing Charlotte & Atlanta, 5 photos of new Charlotte
buildings - 3/24/63, p. 1D.
reported full" 3/25/63, p. 1B. Two photos.
is his aim" 3/25/63, p. 1B. Dr. R.A. Hawkins says public
housing should be integrated, not separated by Negro and
"Lake Norman lots
are being leased" 3/26/63, p. 1B. 2,000 lots with 12
"South Branch is
opened for library" 4/1/63, p. 1C. New building at 4724
gets an arboretum" 4/1/63, p. 1C. 37 acres dedicated.
Warehouse to expand" 4/6/63, p. 1B. One-story addition
on Thrift Rd.
"Riegel to build
new plant near Matthews" 4/7/63, p. 1B. $2 million
program for Hwy.51 north of Matthews and another at 4630
"School Board might
yield on center site" 4/10/63, p. 1B. Might build their
education center in proposed government plaza.
"City to get new
medical building" 4/11/63, p. 1B. 14 stories at Morehead
and Edgehill, photo of proposed model. Conrad Taylor is
Commerce plugs plan for school center" 4/11/63, p. 1B.
Government plaza area desired.
"Matthews will get
new plant" 4/11/63, p. 1B. Westbury Knitwear Co., west
of Matthews on Old Monroe Rd.
"State may take
Polk park site" 4/13/63, p. 1B. By condemnation.
subdivision to be built" 4/16/63, p. 1B. Crosland
project in SE Charlotte, 'Huntington Hills'
firm building plant in city" 4/18/63, p. 1C. At N.
Davidson and Norwell - the Ambrosia Chocolate Co.
will spend $1.5 million in expansion" 4/22/63, p. 1C.
The Di-Man-Ply Co., 78,500 sq. ft. in Seaboard
dedication of school" 4/22/63, p. 1C. Coulwood Jr. High.
to pay half of cost" 4/24/63, p. 1B. At the Children's
Nature Museum, artist's sketch.
plan approved by house" 4/26/63, p. 1B. Charlotte is
being considered for a training center.
"Ervin to construct
8-story building" 4/28/63, p. 1B. Office on East Blvd.
at Pierson Dr. will be called the Ervin Building.
Ferebee & Walters are the architects.
"New postal unit
opens here today" 4/29/63, p. 1C. New building at 1200
"New junior high
school is dedicated" 4/29/63, p. 1C. J.T. Williams Jr.
"Mint Museum plans
250,000 addition" 4/30/63, p. 1B. A.G. Odell is
first zoning law" 5/3/63, p. 1B.
invited the carriage trade" 5/6/63, p. 1B. Festival of
"New building for
doctors is started" 5/6/63, p. 1B. Providence Medical
Center will build 3-story offices for doctors. To be
located at Providence, Caswell and Third.
"Schools to build
TV unit" 5/9/63, p. 1B. On 24 acre site off
"State ready to
start Kenilworth extension" 5/10/63, p. 1C. There are
still some right-of-way problems.
"Parks don't grow
on trees" 5/13/63, p. 1B. Planning for city/county
to battle urban pressure" 5/14, 63, p. 1B. Harding Place
and Greennwood Cliff form neighborhood improvement
"Start on co-op
apartment building due within 90 days" 5/15/63, p. 12A.
Kimber-Lee Apartments near Park Road Shopping Center,
"Blight begins to
disappear when community pitches in" 5/19/63, p. 1D.
Greenville community, photo.
"Y building is
delayed until fall" 5/21/63, p. 1B. YWCA project by
routes junked; new start planned" 5/23/63, p. 1C. Map.
sales paying off" 5/25/63, p. 1B. Selling off foreclosed
rolling along" 5/26/63, p. 1B. On west side of Southern
"Ervin firm plans
more apartments" 5/28/63, p. 1B. On Dresden Dr., off
Hospital gets U.S. grant" 5/28/63, p. 1B. For expansion.
awarded" 6/4/63, p. 1B. To Walker & Whiteside of
Greenville and Davie Contractors of Mocksville.
"Ervin work force
will be increased by 350" 6/5/63, p. 1B.
cost is raised $222,000" 6/6/63, p. 1C. Problems with
the reconstruction of the east wing. City-County study
unit is appointed.
building study OK'd" 6/6/63, p. 1C. New building to be
planned for city and county forces.
to ban apartments" 6/7/63, p. 1C. Until they can adopt a
residents win partial victory in zone battle" 6/10/63,
p. 1B. Greenfield Park residents want to keep out
"Approval, loan for
next slum project sought" 6/13/63, p. 1C. City asks for
$2.5 million for 2nd Brooklyn renewal section.
ground for Eastern addition" 6/14/63, p. 1C. Eastern
Airlines reservation center, Pease Construction Co.
permanence in Good Samaritan renovation?" 6/17/63, p.
1C. A 'news analysis'.
"Wilson Grove site
picked for senior high school" 5/20/63, p. 1C.
"New building will
have 37 apartments" 6/23/63, p. 2C. In Myers Park on
Roswell Ave., Adams & Albright Investments.
"Old and new in
skyline" 6/24/63, p. 1B. Photo: Wilder Building,
Jefferson Standard and Cutter Building.
planning new building near rail terminal" 6/28/63, p.
10A. Architect's sketch.
"J.P. Stevens plans
new building here" 6/29/63, p. 1B. 10 acre site near
Eastern Airlines on Fairview. James J. Harris to build
"Ervin plans 1,000
homes east of city" 6/30/63, p. 1D. On Idlewild. $18.5
million worth of houses.
Photo of new wing
of Memorial Hospital, 6/30/63, p. 1D.
"New school tailor
made for education" 7/5/63, p. 1B. On Rama Rd., an
"Sites for 600
low-rent units for city are chosen" 7/6/63, p. 1B. $6
million project. Photo.
"J. A. Jones just
keeps on building" 7/7/63, p. 15A. 3 photos.
"Housing sites due
appraisal" 7/9/63, p. 1B. Buying land for public housing
"Center for aged
location sought" 7/9/63, p. 4B. Northern downtown site
for 175-unit public housing for elderly. Looking at
block bounded by 9th, 10th, Church and Poplar.
gets close look" 7/10/63, p. 1B.
restaurant, motel to be built here" 7/13/63, p. 1B.
Horne's restaurant and 100-unit motor lodge at corner of
I85 and Thrift Rd.
"Old church seeing
last days" 7/18/63, p. 17A. Friendship Baptist to be
torn down for urban redevelopment; new church to be
built at N. Woods Dr. and Beatties Ford Rd. Photo of old
"NCNB plans 13th
branch at Cotswold" 7/23/63, p. 1B. In shopping center
at Randolph and Greenwich.
"Reducing cost of
new school to be studied" 7/24/63, p. 1C. Huntingtown
Farms Elementary on Park Rd.
development is planned" 7/26/63, p. 1C. Randolph &
Sardis Rd. area. John Thomasson Construction Co. and
Starnes Construction Co.
"Builder here is
planning 121 homes" 7/27/63, p. 1B. By Crosland in
Hampshire Hills off the Plaza.
shopping center" and "Cotswold event today" 7/31/63, p.
4D. Grand opening of Cotswold Shopping Center. Photos
here and on page 5D.
traditionally a prestige name for living or shopping
area" 7/31/63, p. 8D. 4 photos.
"Big motel is
planned on Wilkinson" 8/1/63, p. 1C. 10 story, $2.5
million, 3500 block of Wilkinson.
"Johnson C. Smith
plans apartment project here" 8/6/63, p. 1B. $3 million
project at Beatties Ford & I85. 200 apartment.
building to get addition" 8/10/63, p. 1B. Jefferson
Standard at 301 S. Tryon. J.N. Pease, architect.
"Director of school
construction resigns" 8/14/63, p. 1B. James Bell to open
his own business.
feels cash pinch" 8/14/63, p. 1B. Charlotte
Rehabilitation Hospital. Architect's sketch of
hospital building funds short" 8/15/63, p. 1C. Bids
opened for Chronic Disease Hospital. C. P. Street
Construction Co. was low bid.
"Local firm plans
new warehouse" 8/17/63, p. 1B. Tar Heel Sash & Door at
Yancy and Southside Drives.
"City college keeps
symmetrical look" 8/19/63, p. 1D. New 70,000 sq.ft.
store property is purchased" 8/19/63, p. 1D. Colonial
Stores project at 200 N. College St.
"A frame house
named 'the Roof' by workmen" 8/22/63, p. 1C. Jack
Pentes' house at Sharon Hills Rd. Photos.
solid addition to city pays off" 8/25/63, p. 6B.
Building is 22 months old. Photos.
link is blueprinted" 8/29/63, p. 1C. North-South
"Town meeting will
hear school construction plans" 9/2/63, p. 1B.
"Local bank opens 1st
branch today" 9/3/63, p. 1B. Citizens Bank at 3558
annexation planned by Davidson" 9/5/63, p. 1C. On east
approves controversial zoning" 9/6/63, p. 1C.
"Lutherans to move
into new church Sunday" 9/7/63, p. 4B. St. Thomas
Evangelical Lutheran at 4013 Shamrock. Also mentions
groundbreaking for new Methodist Church on Steele Creek.
(Section C) for National Home Week. 9/7/63. Includes
lots of ads, photos. Maurice Neiman’s contemporary home
at 1930 Providence, Hatley home at 6901 Folger Drive and
apartments slowing down" 9/7/63, p. 19C.
annexation" 9/11/63, p. 1B. 4.5 sq. miles south of town.
"$647,899 is low
bid to build student union" 9/13/63, p. 1C. Johnson C.
Smith University. Coble Construction Co. is low bid.
Architect is A.G. Odell.
projects get under way here" 9/14/63, p. 1B. Crosland
Old Towne Apartments and the third phase of Green Oaks.
"Firm plans big
shopping center here" 9/17/63, p. 1B. Luther Herrin will
develop at Eastway Dr. and the Plaza.
"New center for
elderly proposed" 9/21/63, p. 1B. 175 unit apartment
"Big shopping unit
planned on Tryon" 9/22/63, p. 1C. 25-acre tract at N.
Tryon and Sugar Creek. Harlee Quattlebaum Construction
Co. Thomas Parker is the developer.
annual parade of homes will open today" 8/22/63, p. 5G.
Special section, lots of photos from several builders.
enters idea home" 9/22/63, p. 9G. Two photos of 1619
"Co-op apartment is
planned here" 9/25/63, p. 10A. At Queens and Granville
"Walter W. Hook,
architect, dies of heart attack at 61" 9/30/63, p. 1B.
opens in Arrowood" 10/4/63, p. 22A. Also: "New building
model of efficiency". Photo.
"Model home project
pays off" 10/8/63, p. 4C. Photo of house at 1207 Crown
Ct. built by Kavanaugh-Smith.
"Another tall one
on Tryon?" 10/9/63, p. 1B. Home Federal Savings and
Loan, a 5-12 story building at S. Tryon and 4th
"Fund drive is
opened by Wilmith" 10/9/63, p. 1B. For new alcohol
site still vague" 10/12/63, p. 1B. For ETV station, next
to Coliseum proposed.
"Davidson to annex
town water company" 10/20/63, p. 1C.
"First Baptist may
leave downtown" 10/22/63, p. 1B. Perhaps to move to
slum-clearance plan to be aired today" 10/23/63, p. 1B.
Museum to have new planetarium" 10/24/63, p. 1C. Sketch
by architect Thomas Rickenbacker.
"Sewage plant bids
total $5.3 million" 10/25/63, p. 1C. Rea Construction
Co. had low bid. To be built at junction of McAlpine and
"Renewal area site
for center likely" 10/25/63, p. 1C. Education Center.
"$3 million Wesley
nursing center is opened" 10/27/63, p. 1C. On Shamrock
‘old’ hospital complete" 10/27/63, p. 1C. Memorial
Baptist church will stay downtown" 10/28/63, p. 1B.
"Jury says new
jail, police station needed" 10/29/63, p. 1B. Grand jury
park is being built here" 10/31/63, p. 1B. $2 million
Aluminum City, USA in 6500 block of Pineville Rd. Ervin
"School bus center
cost, size catches board off guard" 11/7/63, p. 1C.
Construction underway at Craig Ave.
"Drum plant to
open" 11/8/63, p. 1C. Florida Steel Drum Co. at 4227 N.
OKs 2nd Brooklyn plan" 11/14/63, p. 5A. 5
block area between courthouse and Independence Blvd.
"Town hall bonds
talked by Pineville" 11/14/63, p. 1B. Plans to build a
combination town hall and telephone exchange.
motel may form plaza" 11/16/63, p. 1B. $3 million on
Kings Dr. ‘Kings Drive Plaza, developed by Hemingway and
renovations to be Okd" 11/18/63, p. 1C. Charlotte
Community College (Elizabeth Ave. campus)
Samaritan’ gets new wing and new name" 11/18/63, p. 1C.
Dedication of new wing, photo.
center is proposed" 11/21/63, p. 1D. Estimate a $2
million facility is needed.
expansion plan OK’d" 11/27/63, p. 1B. 11 construction
and improvement projects.
"Low rent apartment
house OK’d" 11/28/63, p. 1B. 175 units for elderly to be
built in block bounded by 9th, 10th,
Poplar and Church streets. Design by Pease.
branch of library is sought" 11/30/63, p. 1B. For
tradition" 12/1/63, p. 11B. Hobart Smith Construction
Co. won’t show new houses on Sundays.
eye slum land" 12/3/63, p. 1B. Mentions interest of
YWCA, United Community Services, AME Zion Publishing
House and City.
loan OK’d" 12/4/63, p. 1C. 17 units for elderly.
protested in Matthews" 12/5/63, p. 1B. New plan debated.
"Hearing on slums
today" 12/9/63, p. 1B. 9 block section between court
house and Independence.
slum clearance project starts soon" 12/10/63, p. 1B.
"House of Prayer
bows to progress" 12/12/63, p. 2V. McCollough’ house to
be razed as well as church at 310 S. McDowell.
building plans" 12/12/63, p. 1D. $10 million for 20
projects. Article mentions several sites.
"County buys part
of block for $141,241" 12/13/63, p. 1C. 10 lots are
purchased for additional county offices.
Children’s Center will expand" 12/16/63, p. 1C. $750,000
building on Old Monroe Rd.
"East Morehead to
get ‘Red Carpet’ motel" 12/20/63, p. 1C. $1.7 million
project, architect’s sketch.
Photo of new wing
at Memorial Hospital, 12/26/63, p. 1B.
"Wesley Center has
250 beds" 12/26/63, p. 1B. 3700 Shamrock. Article says
this is the only private hospital construction during
the past year.
"If House of Prayer
topples, Bishop pledges bigger one" 12/28/63, p. 1B.
– 1964 – 1964 – 1964 - 1964
"Nice day for a
dedication: St. Luke’s officially opens" 1/6/64, p. 1B.
"City tract is
sought for school" 1/8/64, p. 1B. Site next to Evergreen
play center to open" 1/10/64, p. 1C. New recreation
center is dedicated. Photo.
build home for elderly in city" 1/10/64, p. 1C. No
architect or site yet but planning a facility for 100
"A house in six
days?" 1/12/64, p. 5E. Huski-Bilt Inc. does it at 5700
N. Tryon – 5 photos.
"New Emmanuel faces
future determined to ‘keep going’" 1/13/64, p. 1B.
Church building is lost to redevelopment but they hope
to raise money for a new one.
rental-unit plan" 1/21/64, p. 1B. Residents of
University Park resist rental development in their
"Architects to hear
urban redevelopment authorities" 1/23/64, p. 20A. A
meeting of N.C. architects. Photos of Haskell, Ferebee
critics prof says" 1/25/64, p. 1B. Speech at meeting of
architect wins award for Red Cross Chapter building.
1/25/64, p. 6D. Architect was Charles H. Wheatley &
Assoc., two photos.
units rising" 1/25/64, p. 6D. At McAlway and Walker. The
developer is Richard Realty.
"Housing unit to
buy land for apartments" 1/27/64, p. 6B. 425 low rent
units in First Ward.
apartments being built" 1/31/64, p. 1C. 211 units at
Scaleybark and South Blvd. ‘Southgate Apartments’.
church to move" 2/12/64, p. 1B. 1st Baptist
will move to new brick building near University Park
"600 acres promised
by Lowe" 2/13/64, p. 1C. For addition to Charlotte
city to redevelop patiently" 2/18/64, p. 9A. Charles
Wheatley, president of Charlotte section of AIA,
addresses City Council.
"Houses sold to
clear path for 4-laned highway 21" 2/22/64, p. 1B.
Acquired by condemnation.
"City is given
little choice in routing of belt-line link" 2/26/64, p.
Photo of Forest
Hill Presbyterian Church under construction at 1040
Woodlawn. ‘Modern roof’. 2/28/64, p. 1C
"New housing will
feature aluminum" 2/28/64, p. 1C. Low-cost housing
project by Ervin on 500 acres near Beatties Ford Rd.
open in July" 3/1/64, p. 1B.
scheduled at Eastway" 3/5/64, p. 6B. At Eastway Shopping
Center. Contract goes to Newell Properties.
"C of C board backs
southern belt route" 3/12/64, p. 1C.
rising along future belt roads" 3/13/64, p. 1C. Quail
Hollow Jr. High on Park Rd., Rama Rd. Elementary,
Huntingtown Farms Elementary on Starbrook Dr.
grant is approved" 3/21/64, p. 1B. To build new $900,000
center for emotionally disturbed children near Matthews.
"Big downtown motel
is planned" 3/22/64, p. 1C. Spangler will build 156
units on N. Tryon. ‘Executive Motor Inn’.
"120 residents plan
road fight" 3/28/64, p. 1B. Tyvola area folks don’t want
the belt route.
sought for health center" 4/1/64, p. 1B. 34,200 sq. ft.
building in Brooklyn -–a mental health facility.
"Council looks anew
for belt-road route" 4/2/64, p. 1C.
"City housing code
challenged in suit" 4/2/64, p. 1C. James Walker, Baptist
minister, takes city to court.
"Ervin will build
400 apartments" 4/5/64, p. 1C. At I85 between
Statesville and Derita.
"ABC board will
build new office" 4/8/64, p. 1B. In Brooklyn renewal
"Drive is over the
top" 4/10/64, p. 1B. For new Alexander Children’s Center
Rome, take time" 4/13/64, p. 1B. Sketch and photo of
buildings at Charlotte college campus.
"New jail, combined
police center asked" 4/15/64, p. 1B. Need two new
buildings by 1966. Diagram on page 15A.
"Humble adds branch
here" 4/16/64, p. 1C. Humble Oil will add wing to office
at 1600 Woodlawn – expanding with 165 new jobs.
"Airport will get
covered concourse" 4/23/64, p. 1C.
"County may pay
cost of building new jail" 4/23/64, p. 1C.
"New school is
custom tailored" 5/3/64, p. 1C. Rama Rd. Elementary. 4
"29 named to
hospital study unit" 5/4/64, p. 1B. To lay groundwork
for a 5th general hospital in Charlotte.
belt road to take golf course route" 5/5/64, p. 1A.
Myers Parks folks are up in arms. Map.
"Ervin offers club
$1 million, but belt road still opposed" 5/6/64, p. 1B.
begins opening large new wing" 5/7/64, p. 9A.
"Ervin puts $1
million offer to club in writing" 5/7/64, p. 1B.
"Myers Park rejects
Ervins offer to buy part of golf course" 5/8/64, p. 1B.
"ETV Studio called
one of best" 5/9/64, p. 1B. To open in fall at 42
Coliseum Dr., photo.
"City, state OK new
belt-road study on costs" 5/9/64, p. 1B. Builder Ervin
fund requests" 5/13/64, p. 1C. For Charlotte College
buildings. Sketch of proposed engineering building by A.
"Tree firm may
build lab here" 5/13/64, p. 1C. In western part of
proposition withdrawn" 5/23/64, p. 1B.
residences planned" 5/27/64, p. 1C. Builder is Dwight
Phillips. ‘Westport’, on western shore of lake is for
"Low bids for
Selwyn indicate $108,416 cost" 5/28/64, p. 24A. Selwyn
Elementary School. Lawson construction makes low bid.
"New theatre is
thoroughly christened" 5/29/64, p. 17B. Park Terrace
Theatre in Park Road shopping center.
"Bids near on
renewal land" 6/6/64, p. 1C. Sketch of new ABC building
on Second St.
"Mayor asks for new
look at original belt-road route" 6/5/64, p. 1C. Looks
like he’s caving in to the Myers Park folks.
"Tenant signed for
Cotswold office building" 6/6/64, p. 1B. To be built by
Sharon Corp. in Cotswold Shopping Center. Charles
Connelly and Assoc. are architects.
cost of moving" 6/7/64, p. 1B. Says it will cost $2.4
million. Myers Park Country Club would rather not move.
"U.S. agency OKs 2nd
slum project" 6/9/64, p. 1C. 42-acre tract between court
house and Independence.
will get 3-story building" 6/10/64, p. 40,000 sq. ft.
Thies Trust building on Providence Rd. Sketch.
"Nature Museum is
getting 30-ton hat fitted for size" 6/17/64, p. 1B.
Planetarium under construction. Photo.
"Baptists to study
new site" 6/18/64, p. 1C. Brooklyn area considered for 1st
Baptist Church. Block bounded by Stonewall, Caldwell, 1st
Photos of new
planetarium. 6/19/64, p. 1C.
"Furniture store to
move in fall" 6/24/64, p. 6A. To new building at 811
planning grant gets approval" 6/24/64, p. 1B. Area
bounded by Independence, S. McDowell, Sugar Creek and
"Second great Kmart
opens today" 6/25/64, p. 22A. On Independence Blvd.
Baptist considering moving to Brooklyn site" 6/29/64, p.
1C. 5-acre tract.