Design Review Committee
May 28, 2014 - 8:00 a.m.
1. Design Review Chair's
Report -- John Shurley
Consulting Director's Report
-- Dan Morrill
3. Preservation Planner's Report --
4. Conceptual approval of alterations to the American
Legion Memorial Stadium
The applicant is proposing to reconfigure some of the on-grade seating
to accommodate a larger playing field.
Click here to review plans
5. Old Business
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission uses the "The
Secretary Of The Interior's Standards For Rehabilitation" to judge the
appropriateness of proposed projects. Below are listed those guiding
property shall be used for its historic purpose or be placed in a new
use that requires minimal change to the defining characteristics of the
building and its site and environment.
historic character of a property shall be retained and preserved. The
removal of historic materials or alteration of features and spaces that
characterize a property shall be avoided.
property shall be recognized as a physical record of its time, place,
and use. Changes that create a false sense of historical development,
such as adding conjectural features or architectural elements from other
buildings, shall not be undertaken.
properties change over time; those changes that have acquired historic
significance in their own right shall be retained and preserved.
Distinctive features, finishes, and construction techniques or examples
of craftsmanship that characterize a historic property shall be
Deteriorated historic features shall be repaired rather than replaced.
Where the severity of deterioration requires replacement of a
distinctive feature, the new feature shall match the old in design,
color, texture, and other visual qualities and, where possible,
materials. Replacement of missing features shall be substantiated by
documentary, physical, or pictorial evidence.
Chemical or physical treatments, such as sandblasting, that cause damage
to historic materials shall not be used. The surface cleaning of
structures, if appropriate, shall be undertaken using the gentlest means
Significant archeological resources affected by a project shall be
protected and preserved. If such resources must be disturbed, mitigation
measures shall be undertaken.