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Date (1946) Page HEADLINE

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1 Jan 1A HOUSING SURVEY COMPLETED BY THE NEWS:

Describes a ‘housing crisis’; great need for small houses for vets

2 Jan 1 B CITY RECEIVES HOUSING FUND APPLICATIONS:

 

2 Jan 7 A $41,000 IN CONSTRUCTION

6 bldg permits issued. Goode Construction new fronts and repairs 201-209 N. Tryon plans by M. R. Marsh. 2 story building, 608, & 610 W Morehead . Repair shop, 916 Norris. Refrigerator plant 919 N. Graham. Cafe, 423 S. Caldwell.

3 Jan 1B HOUSING AUTHORITY PAYS CITY $7,731 PLANNING BOARD TO TACKLE STREET PROBLEM.

J. N. Pease and Co. consulting engineers to formulate zoning plan. Streets to be extended, widened, set back lines to be determined, city to be divided into 6 zones.

3 Jan 1B HOOK BUILDING IS UNDERTAKEN

W. Trade St. between Poplar and Mint. 2 story "monolithic construction" . Southeastern Construction Co. Hook office to be on 2nd, floor. 8 ft. back from street line.

3 Jan 1B COLLEGE & 7TH. PROPERTY TRANSFORMED

SW corner N. College & 7th. warehouse for Norfolk Southern Warehouse co.

4 Jan 1B LARGE TRACT PURCHASED

Corner Central and Westover, by Dwight L. Phillips.

7 Jan 1A CRITTENTON HOME SOLD

Old home on McDowell. New home to be built next to Memorial Hosp. J. A. Jones Construction Co.

9 Jan 11A FIRM PLANS BUILDING

605 S. Tryon office for Charlotte finance co.

9 Jan 1B DAVIDSON PLANNING TO START CONSTRUCTION OF NEW GYM

Architects, Atwood & Weeks, Durham.

9 Jan 1B BUILDING IS AUTHORISED

Marsh Realty, 3 duplex dwellings, 1824 Hillside Dr. 1629 & 1710 Garden Terr.

1904 Club Rd.

9 Jan 1B LOT IS SOLD FOR $65,000

S. Tryon between E. Hill and Railway. Auto Finance Co. to build, architect Charles Connelly.

10 Jan 1A NATIONAL CARBON TO BUY PLANT

Reconstruction Finance Co. sells National Carbon a military battery plant in Hoskins area for production batteries.

10 Jan 12A TO COMBINE 2 BUILDINGS

Plans by M. R. Marsh, architect, for Frazer and Kaiser cars. Plate glass frontage. 109-115 W. 1st. St.

10 Jan 1B NEW STORE BEING BUILT

1016-1018 Central Av. Adjoining Big Star Grocery, at Louise.

11 Jan 7A ARCHITECTS DRAWING OF NEW GYM – DAVIDSON COLLEGE
11 Jan 16A CITY INSTALLING NEW STREETLIGHT SYSTEM
11 Jan 1B WILL DEVELOP 83 ACRE TRACT

Bet. Monroe & Commonwealth, Oakhurst school area. J. M. Wallace to build subdivision, along same lines as Green Hills, also on Commonwealth.

11 Jan 1B FIRM PLANS EXPANSION

Whitehead Tire Co. to move to 527 S. College, to remodeled building. Modernistic glass front wall, parking in front.

12 Jan 7A MILLS PLAN EXPANSION

Highland Park 3 & Johnston Mill. J. A. Jones Construction Co.

  9A BEST SHOPS REMODDELING

203-5 N. Tryon. Plate glass window. Goode Construction , M. B. Marsh , architect.

  11A DEVELOPMENTS ARE APPROVED

Lex Marsh Jr. plans for 40 houses in sub. on W. Blvd. Begun in 1941 by Marsh Realty.

C. D. Spangler annouc. Plans for construction of property off Selwyn, 2 blocks from Club Colony- Wakefield Park.

17 Jan 1B TOTAL COST OF PROJECT IS $58,600

Permits for: 5 apartments, corner Laurel & Willoughby.

Warehouse, 217 W. 24th. St.

Other small buildings.

22 Jan 1B BUILDING TOTALLING $291, 500 AUTHORIZED

Permits for: Highland Mill 3 addition.

332 W. 5th. Packard Motors, McDevitt & Street, architects

2425 Chesterfield.

1509 Central, ice cream stand.

  1B QUEENS COLLEGE PLANS 3RD, PHASE OF DEVELOPMENT DRIVE.

Plans for extensive building.

24 Jan 1B CLINIC PLANS 6 STORY BUILDING

Nalle Clinic building at 412 N. Church. J.N. Pease & Co. (see later article.)

26 Jan 8A MECKLENBURG HOTEL WORK GOES FORWARD AT ACCELLERATED PACE.

Modernization of the hotel.

  1B WILMINGTON MAN PLANS DEVELOPMENT

Office & warehouse, Wilkinson Blvd., nr. Dowd Rd.

28 Jan 1A COUNTY SELLS LOT FOR $425,000

Old courthouse property, Tryon, & 3rd. Rumored that hotel will be built.

30 Jan 1B NEWS PRINTING HOUSE WILL BUILD ON W. BLAND ST.

Designed by J. N. Pease. "Modern streamlined building"

Just off Tryon.

  1B NEW FIRM TO BUILD OFFICE & WAREHOUSE

Atando, S. Homes Inc.

31 Jan 1A WBT PLANS TO SPEND $50,000 ON FM SET UP

To include new building, 1st. FM applic. approved for Charlotte.

1 Feb 1A FAYETTEVILE CAPITALIST GIVES PLANS FOR PROJECT

Former Meck. Co. courthouse site. Plans to build ultra modern hotel, in response to need for Charlotte visitor and convention space. S. E. corner S. Tryon and E. 3rd.

2 Feb 2A SET-BACK ORDINANCE GOES TO COUNCIL

25 ft. from center of street, downtown.

  1B 3 DWELLINGS AUTHORIZED

2927 &3024 Somerset Dr., 128 W. 30th.

4 Feb 10A CHURCH TO ASK BIDS

Plans for new parish house for Christ Church Episcopal presented by Louis Ashbury, and Otto F. Langmann. Beverly Dr. & Providence Rd.

5 Feb 1B PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR ERRECTION OF 600 PREFABRICATED HOUSES.

T. A. Frank will begin work soon.

  1B PLANS MADE FOR APPARTMENT

Corner Scott & E. Blvd.

  1B TALK PLANS FOR HOME

First United Methodist Home for the Aged to be built – old Hezekiah Alexander land.

8 Feb 1B $22,900 IN CONSTRUCTION

Permits for : Soda shop & residence, 912 E. 4th. St., plans by Southern Engineering Co.

1716 Club Rd.

1212 Gordon St., shop

1537 Cliffwood Pl. , soda shop

9 Feb 2A PARTS CO. WILL BUILD

300-310 E. 7th. St. Southern Bearings and Parts. Plans M.R. Marsh.

  2A DWELLINGS, STORE ARE AUTHORIZED.

401-03 Woodvale Pl.

526 E. 1st. house

1008 E. 7th. store.

  1B MARSH BEGINS HOME BUILDING PROGRAM

20-30 duplexes to be built for vets, Garden Terr., Hillside Dr. Marsh is first builder in Charlotte to announce extensive plans for building rentals.

11 Feb 2A HICKS EQUIPMENT CO. PLANNING EXPANSION

W. Liddel St. Steel warehouse, brick showroom, bet. S. Railroad & N. Church. Southeastern Construction Co.

  1B $118000 IN CONSTRUCTION

Permits for : 15 houses

114-6 W. Bland St. Charlotte News Printing, plans by J. N. Pease Co.

14 Feb 6A HOTEL READY TO EXPAND

12 story addit. to Hotel William R. Barringer. Leonard Schultse, New York architect. Rear of hotel facing E. 8th. St.

  1B EXPANSION MAY EXCEED $400,000

Site purchased W. Blvd. bet. S. Blvd. & Southern Railroad for expansion Foremost Farms’ milk processing plant.

15 Feb 1B STEFFEY STEWART CO. PLANNING BIG EXPANSION

Large manu. plant, S. Blvd., nr. Intersection with Ideal Way Ext. Men’s cotton work pants.

  1B NEW CHURCH IS PLANNED

Thrift & Bradford. Design – Louis Asbury, construction – J. A. Jones. Southern Col. Style.

16 Feb 1B PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR $100,000 IN CONSTRUCTION

Ice cream plant for MacAnne Ice Cream Co. E. Morehead & Myrtle, designed by Charles W. Connelly, contractors, V. P. Loftis and Co.

  1B WELDING CO. WILL ERECT BUILDING

1531 Camden Rd. for Weldone Welding Assoc. Concrete, steel, porcelain, and enamel facing, stainless steel and glass building blocks.

  1B LOFTIS GETS CONTRACTS

Addit. to Heath Motor Co., W. 5th. & Pine.

Office & warehouse for J. H. Clarke, landscape arch., Moretz Av. Just off Hutchinson.

19 Feb 7A LOCAL MOTOR FIRM PLANS 2 PROJECTS

Showroom at S. Poplar & 3rd.J. A. Jones, construction.

318 W. 5th. addit to existing building.

20 Feb 7A BUILDING AT HIGH LEVELS

Permits for : Interstate Milling Co. 620 W. 10th. J. N. Pease & Co., arch., J. A. Jones, construction.- head house and grain bins.

Hardware store 1517 Central.

Cafe, 627 Belmont.

20 Feb 1B NEW CHAPEL GIVEN TO QUEENS COLLEGE

Gift of W. Henry Belk, facing Selwyn at Ratcliffe. Georgian design.

21 Feb 1B FIRM IS EXPANDING

Remodeled plant, at 219 W. Worthington Ave. Atlantic Supply Co., dealers in textile machinery.

  1B 11 DWELLINGS AUTHORIZED

Permits to contractor David B. Crosland. 1300 block Bethel Rd.

1336, Marguerite Ave.

23 Feb 1B FIRM BEGINS WORK SOON

Carolina Plastics Co. open new plant at 2801 N. Tryon, to produce plexiglass, lucite, and other plastics.

  9B JEWS PLAN NEW TEMPLE

Beth-el, Providence bet. Scotland Ave. and Briar Creek.

25 Feb 1B COUNTY AGREES TO SELL OLD JAIL

S E corner Mint and 3rd,

26 Feb 1B PREFABRICATED HOMES, NEW FIRM TACKLES HOUSING SHORTAGE.

Gaw-Jones, distributing prefabs in Charlotte. 4 houses already under construction. 2 on Somerset Dr. 1 on Country Club Dr.

  1B WORK UNDER WAY ON NEW PLANT

End of W. Trade , concrete block, 1 story. For Linde Air Products.

27 Feb 10A ISSUE PERMIT FOR THEATER

605 Providence Rd., for theater and stores.

Also, 2018 Hastings Dr. J. A. Stinhouse arch.

Duplexes at 444 Clement, and 500 Keswick Ave.

  1B RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNED

75 new homes, Myers Park, Princeton and Hastings Dr. extended, Bucknell Ave. opened. At least 50% to be 1 story. Stephens Co.

28 Feb 2A CHURCH AQUIRES LOT ON PLAZA

Education Building and parsonage, for Holy Trinity Lutheran at Belle Terrace and Plaza.

1 Mar 1B W. 2ND. STREET STRUCTURE PURCHASED

Southeastern Construction Co. selling old offices, plan to build new ones opp.

2 Mar 1B BLACK FARM IS SOLD FOR DEVELOPMENT

On Plaza nr. city limits

4 Mar 1B CROSLAND TO BEGIN WORK ON 50 HOMES PLAZA HILLS DEVELOPMENT IS PLANNED

300 lots, 50 homes for vets. Plaza Heights school nearby.

5 Mar 1B BUILDING PERMITS FOR DAY TOTAL $34,900

Including, warehouse, designed by Charles W. Connelly, Thrift Rd.

6 Mar 9A NEW BUILDING PLANNED

M & J Finance Co. 715 S Tryon . V. W. Breeze, Shelby arch.

6 Mar 1B SHARON PARK PLANS BIG EXPANSION

Sharon Memorial Park cemetery, Monroe Rd....Mausoleum, admin. Bldg. , chapel & tower. Cecil E. Bryson, Californian arch.

  1B PLANS FOR NEW CLINIC

3 story 115 E. 1st. Louis Asbury, arch. Brick, new radiant heat method, 1st. floor terrazo. Chiropractic clinic.

8 Mar 1B NEW HOTEL FOR NEGROES

Conversion old Crittenton home, N. McDowell, into modern, 3 story hotel, the George Washington Carver. 1st. Negro hotel announced for Charlotte.

9 Mar 1B $72,000 IN CONSTRUCTION

Lassiter press, addit. to plant at 1143 E. 4th. , arch. MR Marsh

12 room duplex, 2229 Commonwealth.

12 Mar 1B WALGREENS REMODELLING

5th. & N. Tryon , alot of glass!

13 Mar 7A BUILDING PERMITS HIT $89,800 IN 1 DAY

Meck . Motor Co. , 3rd. & Poplar, JA Jones Construction , Louis Asbury, arch.

4 houses, John Crosland, Skyland Ave.

618 Colville

209 W. 4th. office for J. A. Jones

217 S. Caldwell, Warehouse for parcel delivery.

112 N. Myers St. office / warehouse for J. M. Herlocker

  1B FREEDOM MEMORIAL PARK PLANS READY

J. B. Marshall, engineer, Harold B. Bursley, landscape arch. 110 acre tract, along Sugaw Creek, off E. Blvd. Describes planned buildings.

14 Mar 7A FREEDOM MEMORIAL PARK BIDS ASKED

Central pavilion, including a bath house for the swimming pool, designed by Walter W. Hook. Plans for pool by Bursley, landscape arch.

  10A OPENING SET TOMORROW

Children’s shop reopened after remodeling, 207 N. Tryon. Plans, M. R. Marsh.

19 Mar 3A 25 FOOT SET BACK PROVISION APPROVED
  10A SURVEY IS PLANNED FOR INDUSTRIAL BELT

Chairman of planning board, C. W. Gilchrist announced that the Chamber of Commerce and the Real Estate Board will seek the co-op of the Railroads in making a survey.

20 Mar 1B DUPONT TO GET NEW BUILDING

423-431 W. 4th. , across street from post office, adjacent to P. & N. RR. J. N. Pease , arch. J. A. Jones, construction.

  1B CHURCH ST. LOT IS SOLD

NW corner N Church & W 8th. sold to Powers & Anderson, plan to build large office.

  1B PLAN 3 NEW FIRE HOUSES

Plaza / Commonwealth, S. Dilworth , & Myers Park.

21 Mar 1B GROUND BREAKING FOR CRITTENTON HOME SET

Adj. To Mem. Hosp. Sugaw Creek at rear, Harding Pl. & Romany Rd. & hospital on other sides.

  1B CONTRACT FOR BUILDING

McDevitt & Street to build addt. To 124 College for Talbot furniture Co. at rear.

23 Mar 1B ENGINEERS TO SURVEY MORRIS FIELD

In prep. for converting former air base into housing community for vets.

24 Mar 1A MAY LIMIT CONSTRUCTION

Govt. plans to limit new bldg. Construction to essential residential and business structures.

  1B HOUSING AUTH. SET TO SIGN CONTRACT

For conversion of buildings at Morris Field to family dwellings.

24 Mar 1A BUILDING RESTRICTIONS ORDERED

Objective to make more scarce building materials avail. For veterans homes.

26 Mar 1B MARCH CONSTRUCTION.......

Largest enterprise approved this mo. , fur storage building, 1409, Elizabeth Ave.. Plans - International Steel Co.

27 Mar 7B FEW HOMES GOING UP

Permits for 1609 N. Brevard, Railway Supply Co.

713 W. Trade, Southern Railway ice house.

Misc. houses

28 Mar 6A CHURCH PLANS COMPLETED

Commonwealth Presbyterian, education building, W. W. Hook.

  8B SINGER CO. COMPLETES REMODELLING

223, S. Tryon

1 April 1B 32 UNIT APARTMENT BUILDING TO BE COMPLETED

S.E. corner Berkely Ave. & E. Morehead. Charles Connelly, arch., V. P. Loftis contractor.

3 April 10A NEW BUILDING

Atando Rd., A. G. Odell Jr. for Southern Homes, a new prefabricated building firm.

4 April 1B $100,000 WAREHOUSE & WINERY TO BE BUILT HERE

Wilkinson Blvd. for Tenner Bro.

  1B QUEENS HIRES ARCHITECT

Perry Shaw & Hepburn of Boston to consult on new buildings. W. W. Hook, exec. arch.

12 April 11A NEW FIRM WILL OPEN

Lefler Cement Block Co. 646 State St. new building.

15 April 2A PARK UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Optimist Park, 18th. & 20th , Brevard & Caldwell

  1B NEW PLANT BEING BUILT

Modern Construction & Supply Co., Lancaster Ave. nr. Shuman.

18 April 8A 8 HOMES TO BE BUILT

M. R. Marsh, Sedgefield Rd. , Magnolia & Celia Aves.

20 April 1B NEW DRIVE IN THEATER WILL BE BUILT HERE

Planned for Wilkinson Blvd. near Morris Field Rd., opposite existing drive in, by H. B. Meiselman, well known theater owner.

9 May 1B LARGE HOME BUILDING PROGRAM BEGINS

C. D. Spangler of C. D. Spangler Construction Co. Plans to build 33 homes for vets, Ideal Way & Springdale Ave.

13 May 1B CONSTRUCTION BEGINS ON NEW PARK PROJECT

Freedom Memorial Park groundbreaking.

14 May 1A WHITEHOUSE GETS HOME BUILDING BILL

Non residential building hit. CPA to be more strict.( Civilian Production Administration )

15 May 1B PERMITS FOR 50 HOMES ARE ISSUED

To John Crosland Co. , Plaza Heights, Woodside Ave. Duncan Ave. Drummond, & Lunsford Pl.

21 May 1B APPROX....... HOMES TO BE BUILT

50-60 homes by P. C. Rodwell Brookwood Park off Wilkinson Blvd., & scattered around Dilworth.

4 June 7A START WORK ON HOUSES

Fordham Rd., Laxton Construction Co. 16 houses for vets.

5 June 1B Permits, including: warehouse, designed by J. N. Pease & Co. 2114 Hutchinson Ave.
7 June 1B $375,000 APARTMENT IS AUTHORIZED

NE corner of Queens & Granville, in Myers Park. Biltman Construction Co. of N. Y.

12 June 1B LEGIONS HOUSING PROJECT IS LAUNCHED

Independence Post of the American Legion formed a non-profit corporation for the construction of houses for vets.

17 June 3A PROPOSED THEATER

Ritz, at E. 7th & N. McDowell, planned by H.B. Meiselman, Asheville architect.

20 June 1B HOME BUILDING PERMITS FILED

Marathon Realty, 8 duplexes Tremont Ave.

22 June 1A JONES TO BUILD 50 HOUSES FOR LEGION

No location yet.

26 June 1B JONES CO. IS AWARDED MORRIS FIELD HOUSING CONSTRUCTION

404 housing units.

28 June 1A VETERAN HOSPITAL SITE SELECTED

McClintock Golf Course, Central Ave., 400 bed hospital planned.

  1A DEVELOPMENT IS PLANNED

Residential section planned adjacent to site of Vet. Hosp. Dwight Phillips, to include apartments for workers at the hosp.

  2A UPCHURCH CO. TO OPEN NEW BUILDING MONDAY

Corner 5th & Pine, Packard car sales.

29 June 1B COLLEGE CENTER TO BE SET UP HERE

Plan to open college here by Sept.

1 July 12A PAPER FIRM TO EXPAND

Dillard Paper Co. to build new steel & brick building N. Tryon & Dalton Ave.

  1B FUTURE HOMES FOR VETS

First home conversion at Morris field.

2 July 1B PLANS MADE FOR COLLEGE CLASS

Plan to open college classes at Central High.

4 July 5A CHURCH THAT CONGREGATION BUILT

Grier Heights.

12 July 1B LARGE SITE PURCHASED FOR VET. HOMES

Country Club Hills, bought by Independence Post of the American Legion—50 homes for vets. J.A. Jones const. Between Albemarle Rd and Charlotte Country Club.

15 July 2A PARK TO BE BETWEEN DAVIDSON AND CORNELIUS

Memorial park planned

19 July 8A REMODELLING STORE

MR Marsh and Charles S. Telchin of NY arch. South East const. 101 N Tryon. Field’s Jewellers

24 July 1B KINGS DRIVE LIKELY LOCATION FOR MEDICAL BLDG

10 story on King’s drive off Morehead. A.G. Odell Jr. arch; J.A. Jones const.

30 July 5A PLANS FOR BIG RESIDENTIAL AND BUSINESS EXPANSION IN MINT HILL
31 July 1 B NEWS PRINTING HOUSE OCCUPIES NEW HOME

114 W. Bland. Now completed.

31 July 1 B CREDIT CONCERN PLANS TO ERECT BUILDING

S. Tryon 700 block near corner of E. Vance. Carolina Credit Company

1 Aug 1B SEARS ROEBUCK PLANNING TO ERECT HUGE CENTER

N. Tryon. Large lots purchased.

2 Aug 11A PLAN HOMES FOR VETS

100 homes off Park Rd. Coddington constr. J.A. Maccolm arch. Nr Selwyn

7 Aug 1 B FIRM TO LAUNCH BUILDING PROJECT W/ 12 HOUSES

Shenandoah Park

12 Aug 1 B ARCHITECT FOR FIRE HOUSES RECOMMENDED

M.R. Marsh. Firehouses at Commonwealth and Plaza and South Blvd.

20 Aug 1 B CORPORATION PURCHASES $30,000 FACTORY SITE HERE

Mack Sanders Motors, Nash Autos at Trade, Myers, and 4th St.

  1 B VET HOSPITAL HERE TO INCLUDE ULTRA MODERN DESIGN FEATURES
Pease Engineering Firm in association w/ out of town companies.
24 Aug 1B HOSPITAL TO DOUBLE SPACE

Charlotte Eye Ear and Throat. J.M. Pease arch.

  1 B SOUTH TRYON TRACT SOLD

607 S. Tryon, for Home Finance Co. office bldg.

26 Aug 1B VETS MAY SOON GET PRE FAB HOUSES

New prefab on Winter St.

29 Aug 10 A LIGGETTS DRUG STORE REOPENS NEW BUILDING ON INDEPENDENCE SQUARE
  1B CROSS TOWN ROUTE BEING SURVEYED

Link Monroe Rd. w/ West Side

30 Aug 1B BUILDING IS GOING UP

917 S. McDowell

3 Sept 1B $850,000 HOME CONSTRUCTION PROJECT

105 homes, Myers Park Manor. George S. Goodyear home builder. Tract bordered by Brandywine and Chelsea Ave

  1B CONSTRUCTION FIRM MOVES

Southeastern Construction Company moves to new building at 301 W. 2nd.

4 Sept 9A Advert for Dixie Tag and Envelopes New Building. Atando Ave.
4 Sept 1 B 23 HOMES ... TO BE BUILT HERE

Lockwood Development. Bounded by N. Tryon, Hutchingson, Keswick, Plymouth.

5 Sept 1B FIRM WILL BUILD HOUSES

Prefab homes by T. Mullis. Economy Building and Construction

16 Sept 1B 100 HOMES PLANNED....

American Investment Co. C.D. Spangler. Pharr Estate 47 acres off Providence, adjacent to Vernon Dr.

28 Sept 1B STRUCTURE TO BE BUILT ON 3 LOTS

Big Star Supermarket. W. side of South Blvd between Park and Kingston. Plans by William Burnstall architect of Colonial Stores.

3 Oct 12A HOUSE ON THE MOVE

House moved from future site of Harris supermarket, Plaza at Central.

5 Oct 2 A MODERN PLANT

Douglas Furriers, 1415 Elizabeth Ave.

8 Oct 1B SCHOENETH WILL BUILD 50 HOMES FOR VETS

For employees, on Mt. Vernon, Lexington & Kent Sts.

10 Oct 2A ADVERT FOR NEW JEWELERS SHOP

104 N. Tryon St., M.B. Smith, Southeastern Construction Co.

18 Oct 1B CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN IMMEDIATELY

50 homes get CPA priority. Housing Corporation of the Independent Post of the American Legion. Country Club Hills, around Draper Ave. J. A. Jones Construction Co. Site is at city limits off the Albermarle Rd. Overlooks the Country Club Golf Course.

19 Oct 1A U.S. PLANS $3,650,000 BUILDING HERE

P.O. announces plans for construction of annex to Federal Building.

  1B CONSTRUCTION WILL BEGIN

Country Club Hills development.

22 Oct 6A ADVERT FOR EL MOROCCO SUPPER CLUB

Wilkinson Boulevard, architect, Auto Zanke, Greensborough. Built by Interstate Construction Co. No street address!

  1B 2 BUILDINGS AUTHORIZED

Bakery , 1521 Central Ave. plans, M.W. Sloan.

Warehouse addit. 2921 N. Tryon , plans B. W. Bartholemew.

13 Nov 10A KISER SHOPPING CENTER

2400 block of Wilkinson Blvd. Goode Construction Corp.

14 Nov 4B KISER OPENING NEW SHOPPING CENTER DRAWS HUGE CROWDS.
21 Nov 1B TUCKASEEGEE SHOPPING CENTER PLANNED

To include stores and movie house, 3300 block. L.Worth Harris.

6 Dec 1A ROUTE NO. 1 IS APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL

Cross-town boulevard........after much debate in previous issues over last few weeks.

9 Dec 1B WILL START VETERANS CENTER

After much searching a site is found on E. Morehead near the Women’s Center.

10 Dec 1B LEGION HOUSING PROJECT IS LAUNCHED

Groundbreaking for Country Club Hills.

16 Dec 11A LOCAL HOME BUILDERS WELCOME END OF CONTROLS

Lifting of veterans priorities for residential buildings.

30 Dec 1B RESTAURANT IS PLANNED

1615 South Blvd. Greenland Cafe.

? Dec   WILL DRAW SEARS BUILDING

Architectural firm, Shutz & Armistead of Atlanta.

     

1947

Date (1947) Page HEADLINE

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7 Jan 1B CONTRACT FOR HOSPITAL LET

Eye, Ear, Nose, and Throat Hospital to have 4th. floor. J.N. Pease, engineers, Atlantic Building Co. contractors.

8 Jan 9A ADVERT FOR OCEAN FRESH SEA FOODS INC.

Charlotte’s newest seafood store, 915 S. McDowell.

15 Jan 9A ADVERT FOR PROVIDENCE HARDWARE

603 Providence Rd., part of the new shopping center.

17 Jan 1B $150,000 THEATER IS PLANNED

E. Morehead, nr. Kings Dr. Architect is Charles C. Benton Wilson. Owner is H. B. Meiselman.

24 Jan 1B V. A. HOSPITAL PLANS NEAR COMPLETION

J.N. Pease and Watts Carr of Durham, architects.

  1B FIRM PLANS NEW HOME

Baker Equipment Engineering Co. new building on Hutchinson Ave. bet. Frankin and Moretz.

25 Jan 7A MAP – CITY BUILDING ZONE MAP
28 Jan 1B COUNTRY CLUB PLANS $350,000 PLANT

Myers Park Country Club, new clubhouse. Arch., Charles Connelly.

2 Feb 1B NEW HOMES BEING BUILT

22 homes, Dowd Heights, Greenland Ave. off Wilkinson. Also on Lockhart Dr., Maryland Ave., Cumberland Ave. and Sterling Rd. W. J. Nivens Jr. of Nivens Construction Co.

5 Feb 1B PLANS COMPLETED FOR METHODIST HOME UNITS

J. A. Jones, contractor. Marvin Helms, Charlotte arch.

6 Feb 5A METHODIST HOME FOR THE AGED [picture of architects drawing]
7 Feb 1B PICTURE OF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SHOWING SITE OF CRITTENTON HOME
7 Feb (also 12th, 7A) 1B MECKLENBURG MOTORS GETS NEW PLANT

3rd at Poplar, J.A. Jones const.

15 Feb 8A OPENING SET

Negro Doctor’s office; 422 ˝ E. 2nd. Walter W. Hook. [photo]

27 Feb 6A Advt. Formal opening Park Place Pharmacy. 613 Providence in Providence Shopping Ctr.
27 Feb 11B CHURCH COMPLETED

Sunset Hills Presbyterian, Magnolia and Springdale

5 March 7A MOVIE HOUSE WILL OPEN

Manor at Providence Rd Shopping Ctr.

? March ? PERRY MINCY FIRM ANNOUNCES EXPANSION

New Warehouse, N. Brevard and E. 9th. Colonial style furniture store on Central facing Plaza.

11 March 1A BOULEVARD CONTRACT BEFORE CITY COUNCIL

Original route on Westmoreland Ave.

12 March 1B NAVY RESERVE ARMOURY [plans, see photo]
22 March 5A HOME IS CONVERTED INTO CHURCH HERE

Old Heath Home converted to methodist church 1023 Central Ave. Louis Asbury drew plans

22 March 1B NEW SHOPPING CENTER

On Tuckaseegee [drawing]

22 March 1B SOUTHERN CONSTRUCTION JOBS GIVE CPA APPROVAL

Annex to Sunday school, Westminster Presbyterian. WW Hook arch.

25 March 1B $150,000 APPARTMENT PROJECT SET

20 Units, 5 bldgs. Garden apartments, Vail Ave. Architecture Associates of New York

26 March 10B LARGE ADVT FOR LOTS OFF PROVIDENCE RD

Mamoth Oaks, old golf course, 2 miles from city limits.

1 April 5A NEW CHURCH

Proposed Presbyterian Church, Fordam Rd and West Blvd. WW Hook.

5 April 7A ADVT for MINT HILL

Super Service Station

5 April 9A NEW CHURCH

Purcell Methodist. Weyland off Wilkinson Blvd.

10 April 1B NEW THEATER

Drawings and photos. 525-527 S. Tryon. Remodeled.

10 April 1B DEVELOPMENT IS PLANNED

For ‘tourist house’ on Wilkinson opposite drive in theater on site intended for new drive-in. Charles Connolly arch.

23 April 1B $100,000 THEATER BEING BUILT IN NORTH CHARLOTTE

36th St, east of Caldwell [drawing on 25 april 11A] [see also May 23, 1B]

28 April 1B COLONIAL STORES WILL ERECT BUILDING AT COLLEGE AND 11TH

Big Star Grocery opposite Sears property.

29 April 1A CITY LIMITS EXTENDED

Add 10 sq miles to city

2 May 1B 30 HOMES BEING BUILT

Sedgefield district, 3 blocks west of Avondale on Poindexter. M.R. Marsh builder; Louis Asbury arch.

24 May 1 B CEREMONY TOMORROW FOR METHODIST HOME

Groundbreaking

27 May 1B MOVEMENT LAUNCHED TO ENLARGE STADIUM

6000 extra seats for American Legion Memorial Stadium.

27 May 1B BUILDING TO GO UP

414 S. Tryon. Modern auto service station

1 June 1B CROSSTOWN BLVD

Summary of events

5 June 6A SUGGESTED MERCHANDIZE MART

A.G. Odell design

10 June 1B APPARTMENTS PLANNED

Chantilly between Laburnum and Seaboard RR. Walnut Hills Development Co.

10 June 1 B PLANS BEING MADE FOR LONG RANGE DEVELOPMENT OF HOME FOR THE AGED

Olmstead brothers to landscape Methodist Home

11 June Mercy Courier (supplement) Lays out expansion program at Mercy hospital
13 June 1A SOUTHERN BELL PLANS LARGE PROJECT

5th Floor Addition to build on 208 N. Caldwell

20 June 1B CENOTAPH IS PROPOSED

Photo for Evergreen cemetery

21 June 1B Central HIGH FORSEEN AS JUNIOR COLLEGE
23 June 6A EDGECOMBE STEEL WAREHOUSE

A.G. Odell arch; Southeastern const. Atando St.

2 July 1B PHYSICIANS ANNOUNCE PLAN FOR CONSTRUCTION OF $50,000 CLINIC

1524 Elizabeth Ave.

5 July 5a FAST WORK: NAVAL RESERVE ARMORY CONSTRUCTION PUSHED

Between 5th and 6th opposite Elmwood Cem.

5 July 5A ABC WAREHOUSE TO BE ERECTED

S. Homes Inc. Atando Ave.

11 July 1B $100,000 OFFICE BUILDING TO BE COMPLETED AUG 15TH

W. Morehead and S. Clarkson, Louis Asbury

12 July 1B FREEDOM PARK NEARING COMPLETION
15 July 1B VETS HOUSING PROJECT OPENS, COUNTRY CLUB HILLS
16 July 1B VA HOSPITAL SITE DEEDED
17 July 12 A UPCHURCH BUILDING OPENING TOMORROW

Pine and 5th, Packard motors

23 July 1B CONTRACT TO BE LET FOR $70,000 BUILDING

Harris Motor Lines Warehouse. Plans Louis Asbury. Dalton and N. Tryon

25 July 1A $400,000 PROJECT PROPOSED

Arena for Charlotte planned by Queen City athletic club.

26 July 1B PROPOSED MIDWOOD PARK

Midwood mens club proposes park for area

29 July 5A STATE HIGHWAY SHOPS HERE

Plaza at Norfolk and Southern RR.

4 Aug 1B CONSTRUCTION PROGRESS ON METHODIST HOME FOR THE AGED
5 Aug 7A DUPONT BUILDING TO BEGIN

J. A. Jones, 429 W. 4th.

16 Aug 1B CONSTRUCTION PERMITS GIVEN

3 buildings: Extension ear, eye, nose & throat clinic

store Pegram St. 1724

film building, Commercial St.

21 Aug 1B SHARON MEMORIAL PLANS

Arch., Clarence L. Jay, Altadens, Cal.

26 Aug 1B FREEDOM PARK WORK PUSHED
27 Aug 9A LARGE AD. FOR SHARON MEMORIAL PARK BUILDINGS
27 Aug 12A LONG CREEK MASONIC TEMPLE PLANS GIVEN

Next to St. Mark’s Episcopal

2 Sept 1B BLUE PLATE FACTORY TO BE BUILT

S. Blvd. & Shuman

11 Sept 6A BELK BRO. TO OPEN SHOE STORE

New store adjacent to Belks on W. Trade

11 Sept 1B CONTRACT FOR FIELD HOUSE AT CENTRAL HIGH

Atlantic Construction Co., concrete block, showers and lockers

Charles W. Conally

19 Sept 1B PERRY MINCEY WAREHOUSE

S. E. corner N. Brevard & E. 9th. arch., R. Edwin Wilson, contract to Norman A. Smith

29 Sept 1B 160,000 HOUSING PROJECT SET

Marsh, Sedgefield

2 Oct 1B MIDWOOD PARK DRIVE OVER GOAL
8 Oct 2A $105,000 IN BUILDING PERMITS

John Crosland, apt. at Drummond, 1209-13

9 Oct 1B PLAN TO MAKE ARMORY INTO BIG SPORTS ARENA

Drawing of proposal

18 Oct 1B SUPERMART IS PLANNED

3300 Block Tuckaseegee.....was to be built by Worth Harris, now being taken over by H.H. Meiselman

18 Oct 1B CONSTRUCTION SHOWS SPURT

Permits :Meiselman, for construction of 1417 E. Morehead stores & offices.

Warehouse, 1424 N. Tryon

Manu. plant for S. Wipers 511 E. 25th.

29 Oct 3A NEW PLANT

Terrell Machine Co., S. Blvd.

3 Nov 1B 9TH. AVE. PROPOSED CHURCH

9th. ave. Baptist proposed building for Mecklenburg Ave.

18 Nov 6A STRATFORD HOUSE WILL HOLD ITS FORMAL OPENING

Furniture store, 2541 Wilkinson

21 Nov 13A MILLION DOLLAR DAIRY PLANT

Foremost, 1224 N. Tryon., contractor, E. R. Morgan, Gastonia, S. Colonial.

22 Nov 9A THEATER WILL OPEN IN DEC.

Astor E. 36th. St. converted from store building.

26 Nov 1B HOTEL HAS OPEN HOUSE TOMORROW

Alexander Hotel, Negro hotel, old Crittenton Home McDowell.523

26 Nov 1B CHURCH TO ERECT NEW STRUCTURE

St. Martins Episcopal, parish house, 7th. St.

11 Dec 19A NEGRO HOTEL OPENS HERE

Alexander Hotel.....see also Dec. 13 for ad.

16 Dec 1B ARCHITECTS ARE NAMED

J.N. Pease, supervising arch. For new Covenant Presbyterian Church, Morehead & Dilworth.

23 Dec 1B WAREHOUSE CONSTRUCTION IS UNDERWAY

Dalton Ave. nr. N. Tryon

30 Dec 1B 17 HOMES WILL BE BUILT

Douglas Terr., Central Builders Inc. off Statesville on Carter Ave.& Arden St.

 

1948

Date (1948) Page HEADLINE

Details

1 Jan 1B NEW YEAR HOLDS HOPE FOR HOME SEEKERS

Appts planned for Kingbury Ave. (new Street behind Commonwealth); on Laurel and Dotger (Forest Appts, V.P. Loftis); Selwyn and Croyden; Berkely and Morehead (Berkmore Appts).

John Crosland, Plaza Hills and Forest Park

Marsh – Sedgefield

2 Jan 1B THEATRE SHOP CENTER IS PLANNED

H.H. Meiselman—Selwyn at Brandywine. Charles Connelly

6 Jan 1 B SOUTHERN BELL PLANS EXPANSION

3 Story addition to exchange on N. Caldwell

10 Jan 6B HOME BUILDERS AND REAL ESTATE PAGE: Advt for Sedgefield. Louis Asbury designed house
15 Jan 1 B BOULEVARD DEVELOPMENT IS ANNOUNCED

South Blvd at Park Ave. Louis Asbury 2 story store and office

16 Jan 1B MIDWOOD PARK PLAN
17 1B APPT PLANS GIVEN

Walnut Hills and Chantilly. Bascome and Kingsbury. Southeastern Const.

19 Jan 1B NEW SHOPPING CENTER PLANNED

Plaza and Duncan in Plaza Hills -- Crosland.

25 Jan 4B Plaza Hills: Advt
27 Jan 1 B DEMOLISHING HOMES FOR SEARS PROJECT

Phifer St.

6 Feb 13A Plans for War Dads Memorial garden in Freedom Park
10 Feb 1 B NEW POST OFFICE FOR DILWORTH

208 East Blvd

11 Feb 1B NEW CHURCH PLANNED

Southpark Presby. Church. South Blvd and Marsh

12 Feb 1B NEW CHURCH BEING BUILT

Wilmore Presby. Cliffwood place and Park Ave

9 March 1B ARCHITECT SELECTED FOR COVENANT PRESBYTERIAN

Cran and Ferguson of Boston. J.N. Pease serves as engineer

13 Mar 1B CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITIES UP

Permits include: Store in Elizabeth—Stop and Shop, 1200 Elizabeth. Architect M.R. Marsh, Southeastern const.; 2001 Briarwood Rd, Joe H. Crofton arch, Interstate const.

16 Mar 1B BUILDING PLANS READIED

SW corner 4th and Poplar, 7 story bldg

23 Mar 1B TO BUILD APPARTMENTS

Permits, 2301 and 2401 Selwyn. C.W. Connolly arch, Southeast const.; Also 9 dwellings, H.H. Baxter, Bancroft and N. Graham

25 Mar 1B HOUSING PROJECT IS PLANNED

200 Units for Negroes off Statesville. City and private venture

1 April 1B $1,694,000 IN PERMITS

City of Charlotte to build firestation at 1201 the Plaza, M.R. Marsh; also warehouse at 223 S. Caldwell.

3 April 1B SEARS PREPARE FOR EARLY START ON STORE

College appts torn down

5 April 1B 20 HOMES TO BE BUILT IN SEDGEFIELD

Marsh Realty; now 95 houses in Sedgefield off Avondale, main streets are Poindexter and Sedgefield

17 April 3B CHARLOTTE NEWS HOME BUILDING SURVEY

See photos

1 May 1B BUILDING IN STRONG START

M.R. Marsh Realty. Duplexes on Poindexter

3 May 1B APPARTMENT WORK BEGINS

Scotland Colony Inc work on construction of appt. project between Poplar Gables and Myers Park

4 May 1B MODERN OFFICE BUILDING TO BE CONSTRUCTED HERE

327 N. Tryon. A.G. Odell, Southeastern const. Offices for JH Cutter and Co. Next to St. Peters Episc.

6 May 1B GOODYEAR IS CONSTRUCTING 300 HOUSES AT 2,000,000

Selwyn Park. George Goodyear co. Stork and Lyles of Colmubia S.C. arch.

13 May 1 B BUILDING PERMITS TOTALLING $1,252,000

78 dwellings in 46 residential duplexes; Tryon Hills incorp.

20 May 1B KENDALL TO ERECT OFFICE BUILDING

521 E. Morehead, J.M. Pease and Co.

22 May 1B PERMITS FOR MONTH PASS $2,000,000

Include: Fruehauf Co. Sales and Service Bldg 310 Dalton Ave, Harry L. Wagner and Wllm B. Fullerton Jr. Kansas City arch.

25 May 9a ADVT for McDevitt and Street contractors for Mercy Hospital maternity wing
27 May 1B PLANS FOR MYERS PARK BAPTIST CHURCH COMPLETED

S.S. Johnson, Lynchburg Va arch; W. W. Hook assoc arch—see drawing 31 May

1 June ? CONTRACT LET FOR SEARS PROJECT

Goode Const Co.

12 June 3A HOME FOR GOODRICH

James a Malcolm, Charlotte, arch. 300-314 E. 7th

15 June 1B WORKING ON CROSSTOWN BLVD

First stretch of Independence between 7th and Morehead. Blythe Bros and Co. contractors. Photo

19 June 1B $200,000 JOB STARTS THIS FALL: WINTER ST. TO BE EXTENDED
23 June 1B DUPONT TO MOVE SOON

New Building at 427 W. 4th St. complete. J.A. Jones const.

23 June 1B NEW RECORD IN PERMITS LOOMS HERE

Include: Sears Roebuck 700 N. Tryon. Schutz and Armistead of Atlanta arch, Goode const; Queens College, McDevitt and Street contractors, W.W. Hood arch; Temple Beth El, Interstate Construction, A.G. Odell arch.

30 June 1B VALUATION MORE THAN $2,000,000

Includes permits: Plans for construction of new church by "the Little Church on the Lane" 530 Moravian Lane, William Peeps arch. Southeastern Construction,

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