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The Fennell House

 

 

1.  Name of Property if any:  Fennell House

 

2.  Street Address, including City and Zip Code:

301 E. Kingston Avenue

Charlotte, NC 28203-4745

 

 

3.  Date added to Study list:  9/13/2004 (this property has a Survey & Research Report)

4.  Tax Parcel Number of Property:  12307601

 

5.  Owner(s) of Property:  JEFFREY W DOUGLAS

 

6.  Current Owner's Contact Information: 

301 E KINGSTON AVE 
CHARLOTTE, NC 28203 

7.  Period or Date of Construction:  1900

 

8.  Source of Information for #7: Mecklenburg County Tax Records and the Fennell House S&R Report

 

9.  Present use of Property:  j

a. Agricultural, b. Commercial, c. Educational, d. Entertainment, e. Government, f. Industrial, g. Military, h. Museum, i. Park, j. Private Residence, k. Religious, I. Other

 

10.  Architectural Style:  Queen Anne Victorian

11.  Architectural Significance:  a

a. Outstanding, b. Excellent, c. Notable, d. Commonplace

 

12.  Map Showing Location of Property:

                 

 

13.  Paragraph Briefly Summarizing Known History Of The Property:

  • The Fennell House was built c. 1903 and is one of the extant structures of Phase One [1891-1905] of development in Dilworth

  • The Fennell House retains its original integrity as an early twentieth century middle class home in a streetcar suburb

  • It was built by the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company, or the 4C’s, the construction company that built Dilworth

  • It was most probably designed by architect C.C. Hook, who was commissioned by the 4C’s to design the homes built during the first phase

  • The Fennell House has been identified by architectural historian Dr. Ruth Little as an example of C.C. Hook’s “Modern American” style

  • The Fennell House is one of the few surviving examples of the Queen Anne Victorian Styles in Charlotte