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Neighborhoods

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources
Scope Note: Materials relating to Charlotte/Mecklenburg neighborhoods

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company Records, 1860-1910

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2020-038
Abstract Edward Dilworth Latta founded the Charlotte Consolidated Construction Company, also known as the Four Cs, in 1890. Latta and five other influential Charlotteans, including Mayor F.B. McDowell, developed the Dilworth area, had their own trolley system, and had control of gas and electric power in Charlotte. Incorporating other companies into his own, such as the Charlotte Gas Light Company and the Charlotte Electric Railway, Latta and his group maintained an effective monopoly in Charlotte....
Dates: 1860 - 1910

Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Commission Records, 1984 (Annexation Plans)

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2022-002
Abstract

This collection consists of spiral bound annexation reports on eleven neighborhoods in Charlotte. Materials are dated 1984.

Dates: 1984

Duke Power Records, 1917-1966

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2020-040
Abstract In 1905, brothers James and Benjamin Duke founded the Southern Power Company, which in 1924 became known as the Duke Power Company. Its headquarters is in Charlotte, North Carolina, primarily serving the Piedmont region of the Carolinas. The Duke brothers worked very closely with William States Lee, an electrical engineer, and brothers Walker and Robert Wylie, founders of the Catawba Power Company. This collection contains surveys, maps, applications for service, financial...
Dates: 1917 - 1966

First Ward Elementary School Records, 1980-2013

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2020-013
Abstract First Ward Elementary, today (2020) known as First Ward Creative Arts Academy, is located at 715 North Caldwell Street in one of the oldest and most culturally diverse neighborhoods in uptown Charlotte. Originally built in 1900 and named North School, it was one of three schools in Charlotte’s first public school system; the others were the South School, and Myers Street School, for African-American children. First Ward is the only one of the three still operating on the same site, although...
Dates: 1980 - 2013

First Ward Tax Valuation Collection, 1986-1988

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2019-011
Abstract

The First Ward Tax Valuation Collection contains newspaper clippings, photographs, tax line map drawings, and tax valuation forms that detail First Ward properties in Charlotte, North Carolina. Each document includes fields such as: property tax number, street address, property owner, size, amount sold, month/year of purchase, year built, land acreage, tax assessed value, and total. Each form has a photo of the property described. Materials date 1986-1988.

Dates: 1986 - 1988

Fourth Ward Tax Valuation Collection, 1986-1987

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2019-012
Abstract

The Fourth Ward Tax Valuation Collection contains newspaper clippings, photographs, tax line map drawings, and tax valuation forms that detail Fourth Ward properties in Charlotte, North Carolina. Each document includes fields such as: property tax number, street address, property owner, size, amount sold, month/year of purchase, year built, land acreage, tax assessed value, and total. Each form has a photo of the property described. Materials date 1986-1987.

Dates: 1986 - 1987

Hermitage Court Collection, 1912-2006

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2021-033
Content Description This collection contains materials relating to the Hermitage Court housing development located in the Myers Park neighborhood. Collection materials are arranged into 3 series:Series 1, History, 1912-2000, includes articles on the new development, Mary Kratt's book, "Legacy: The Myers Park Story," a general chronology, and documents on Hermitage Court's designation as a historic district. Series 2: Neighborhood Profile, c1918-c1995, contains information on residents...
Dates: 1912 - 2006

Margaret G. Bigger Collection, Piedmont Courts Newsletters, 1969-1990

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2020-030
Abstract North Carolina’s oldest public housing development, Piedmont Courts, was located on the corner of Seigle Avenue and 10th Street in Charlotte. Slated as affordable housing for lower income whites, the first tenants moved in during 1940. As desegregation spread during the 1960s, black citizens were able to move into Piedmont Courts as well. By the 1980s, Piedmont Courts had become dilapidated, and criminal problems and drugs were plaguing the community. The city received millions of dollars to...
Dates: 1969 - 1990

Rose Leary Love Papers, 1930-1994

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-2020-006
Abstract

This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, lesson plans, music, poetry, photographs, and personal papers. The date range for collection materials is 1930-1994, with a majority of items dating 1959-1968. Many items are undated.

Dates: 1930 - 1994

Third Ward Tax Valuation Collection, 1983-1987

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MS-2020-033
Abstract

The Third Ward Tax Valuation Collection contains newspaper clippings, photographs, tax line map drawings, and tax valuation forms that detail Third Ward properties in Charlotte, North Carolina. Each document includes fields such as: property tax number, street address, property owner, size, amount sold, month/year of purchase, year built, land acreage, tax assessed value, and total. Each form has a photo of the property described. Materials date 1983-1987.

Dates: 1983 - 1987