1. Name of Property if any:
2. Street Address,
including City and Zip Code:
5228 Carmel Park Drive
Charlotte, NC 28209
3. Date added to
Inventory list: 4/9/2001
4. Tax Parcel Number of
5. Owner(s) of Property:
FRANK AND ELIZABETH GASKILL
6. Current Owner's
5228 CARMEL PARK DR
CHARLOTTE, NC 28226
7. Period or Date of
8. Source of Information
for #7: Mecklenburg County Tax Records.
9. Present use of
a. Agricultural, b.
Commercial, c. Educational, d. Entertainment, e. Government, f. Industrial,
g. Military, h. Museum, i. Park, j. Private Residence, k. Religious, I.
10. Architectural Style:
a. Outstanding, b.
Excellent, c. Notable, d. Commonplace
12. Map Showing Location
13. Paragraph Briefly
Summarizing Known History Of The Property:
Platted in May of 1949
by L.M. Oglukian, the owner of a nearby Oriental rug store, Carmel Park
exemplifies naturalistic subdivision design. The neighborhood has curving
streets, a “loop” road, areas of dense woodland, and five ponds. Completing
the theme, the lots in Carmel Park are quite large, ranging from 1 1/3
to 1 2/3 acres. Deed restrictions played an important
role in shaping the neighborhood during its development. The following items
were required of new owners: the lot would be owned and occupied only by
whites; it would be used only for residential purposes; only one residence
of at least 1500 square feet (for one-story, 800 sq.ft. lower level space
for two-story); such residence would cost at least $15,000; and the
residence would be constructed at least 100 feet away from the street.
is a relatively even mix of Colonial Revival; Ranch, Not Modernist; and
houses classified as “other.” When compared with the other nine subdivisions
surveyed, Carmel Park had the third highest concentration of Modernist
houses of all types (8.3%) and the lowest concentrations of Colonial Revival
Ranch (6.35%) and split-levels of all types (0%).
Please note that all of
the following owners were found in the 1970 City Directory, the first
suburban directory that was published, and may not reflect the original
ownership except in the case of the Taylor-Shapiro House where a more
thorough report was available.