glitter Quiz trim bag metal Rose O5BZW7Sp glitter Quiz trim bag metal Rose O5BZW7Sp glitter Quiz trim bag metal Rose O5BZW7Sp
Quiz bag metal glitter trim Rose

Modernist-era house, two historic mills also in process for designation

glitter Quiz trim bag metal Rose O5BZW7Sp

Chuck McShane | Sep 04, 2013

Four properties proposed for historic landmarking will go before the Charlotte City Council on Monday – from the ruins of a Colonial-era grist mill site to a 1960s Modernist home.

At its Monday night zoning meeting, the council will decide whether to designate the Long Creek Mill Ruin near Beatties Ford Road and Huntersville-Mount Holly Road a historic landmark.  The mill was the last operating grist mill in north Mecklenburg County when it closed in 1919.

Rose Quiz trim metal bag glitter Update on this article

The Charlotte City Council on Monday Sept. 16 voted unanimously to designate the Long Creek Mill as a historic landmark, and voted to hold public hearings on historic designation for the Defiance Sock Mills, the Louise Cotton Mill and the Cohen-Fumero House.

The council will also decide whether to set public hearings on three other historic properties – two mills and a midcentury Modernist house in East Charlotte, the Cohen-Fumero House. If approved, those public hearings will be Oct. 21, with a council decision a month later.

Long Creek was the site of two early grist mills. Captain John Long built the first sometime before the Revolutionary War.  Around 1820, Colonel John “Jacky” Davidson bought the property and built a second mill. The second mill changed hands many times but operated until 1919, when larger industrial mills became dominant. As the only nonfarm buildings in the rural landscape, small water-powered mills were important community institutions.

“Before steam power became widely available, water-powered mills were just about the only power around except for animal power,” said Stewart Gray of the Mecklenburg County Historic Landmarks Commission.  “There were many dozens of small mills” throughout the county’s creeks and rivers.  

The Long Creek site includes the remnants of the mill’s stone walls and a 1,000-foot-long millrace, which channeled water from the creek to turn the large wheel that powered the mill.

The county owns the land and plans to build the Long Creek Greenway near the property. Design is scheduled to begin in July 2017 if money is available, said County Greenway Planner Gwen Cook.   

“It’s just so compatible with the idea of the greenway going through,” Gray said. “To have a historical element added to the mix just seems like it has a lot of potential for the greenway. It’s also a way to sort of access and highlight a historical artifact of the county.”

The council will also consider setting public hearings for three other properties:

Beige Handbag GIANNI GIANNI Beige Beige GIANNI CHIARINI CHIARINI CHIARINI Handbag Handbag Handbag CHIARINI GIANNI fAgw7qY

The City Council will also consider removing the Tuckaseegee Ford and Trail from consideration as a historic landmark. Gray said there are plans to designate that historic crossing of the Catawba River by American Indians and early settlers, but land ownership issues could complicate that process. Mecklenburg County owns much of the land, which is on the site of the county’s National Whitewater Center. But Duke Energy owns some of the islands on the crossing. Since 2006, Duke Energy has been in a process to renew its license from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to operate on the Catawba-Wateree River.

“(Duke Energy) would like to see that property designated,” Gray said. “They’re just worried that any changes might slow down the relicensing.”

 A designated historic landmark gives the owner a property tax break, and any significant alterations must be approved by the county Historic Landmarks Commission. If an owner wants to demolish a landmarked building, the commission can’t forbid demolition but it can opt to delay it for up to a year. If a property proposed for landmarking is in the city, the City Council must approve designation.

Black Seamed Handbag Enhanced Zipper and q8IRFF
Nov 30, 2017
  • What makes a good city? Urban design, explained
    Rose metal bag Quiz trim glitter Oct 12, 2017
  • Brown Leather Work Minkoff Rebecca Satchel Midnighter nABTSUwq
    Jul 25, 2016
  • K A997 LAGERFELD GOLD Shoulder BLACK KARL Bag Signature Xw5xUqdS
    Jul 05, 2016
  • Designing for indoor air quality: Talking with Jefferson Ellinger
    Mar 16, 2016
  • Support PlanCharlotte.org

    Leather Pink Tote Top Rockstud Handle Valentino Small gvxBqwXS

    If you value the unique mission of PlanCharlotte.org consider a tax-deductible gift.

    White GUESS GUESS bag Shoulder Shoulder GUESS White Shoulder bag nSIxvza8wq

    trim Rose Quiz metal glitter bag trim glitter metal bag Quiz Rose Our publications

    handbag London Pure Luxuries leather 'Poole' Black Wxw8aaTXqf

    Follow the institute

    Rucksack bumbag STIGHLORGAN Black amp; Rucksack STIGHLORGAN Rucksack STIGHLORGAN bumbag amp; Black qAz1Ww0
    New Black Balance Changer' backpack 'Game ZrZSqgw New Black Balance Changer' backpack 'Game ZrZSqgw

    Sign up for weekly newsletter

    REBECCA amp; bumbag Rucksack MINKOFF Black xP4UqHP

    Product description

    Item No. 61252_275841

    This glitzy clutch is perfect for adding sparkle to any outfit. In a clutch design with a glitter surface, silver trim, clip fastening and a silver chain strap. Wear with your favourite LBD and strappy heels for an instant glam look.

    • Glitter feature
    • Silver Trim
    • Clip fastening
    • Shoulder chain strap
    • Length: 21cm
    • Height: 12cm
    • synthetic material