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November 1997

The Historic Preservation Foundation is renovating and will offer for sale several historic mill houses in North Charlotte. Interested in a new "old" home with historic character? Contact us or call the office at 375-6145.

September 1997

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Preservation Foundation has bought three more houses in the North Charlotte Historic District. They are located at 509, 517, and 601 Patterson Street. The Foundation is most grateful to Marcus and Lois Yandle and the Culbertson Foundation for helping with this most worthwhile project. The Foundation will offer the houses for sale after they are restored.

June 1997

The Historic Preservation Foundation will be buying and restoring these two houses on Patterson St. They are part of the North Charlotte National Register Historic District. North Charlotte was one of this city's most important textile mill villages at the turn of the century. Clearly, the Historic Preservation Foundation is interested in all aspects of the local historic built environment -- not just the pretty homes of the famous and wealthy.

May 1997

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Preservation Foundation is the non-profit affiliate of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission. Totally supported by private contributions, the Foundation seeks to preserve historic buildings, landscapes and sites in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. It also provides educational information on the historic built environment of Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Its offices are located at 2100 Randolph Road, Charlotte, N.C. 28207. The telephone number is (704) 375-6145. The fax number is (704) 372-4584. The major projects of the Foundation to date have been:

  • The restoration of the Hand Pharmacy at 3201 North Davidson St.
  • The restoration of the North Charlotte Mill House at 500 Mercury Street.
  • The restoration of the North Charlotte Mill House at 3315 North Alexander Street
  • The restoration of the Welch-McIntosh House at 3305 Gibbon Road in the Derita Community.
  • The restoration of Streetcar 85, which is presently running between South End & Uptown Charlotte.
  • The restoration of the Davidson one-room schoolhouse at Rural Hill Plantation.

    The Foundation is currently seeking to acquire and restore three additional mill houses in the North Charlotte neighborhood.

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