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Rachel Cockrill

Charlotte Observer

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Jan. 1945-June 1947

1945

Jan. 2, 1945

Sec, 1, p. 5

Architectural Board to Meet at Hotel William R. Barringer in Charlotte

Sec. 1, p. 9

2nd Street Y Work Cited—the "Negro YMCA"; property purchased in 1944; preparing to build in post-war era

Sec. 2, p. 1 (photo)

Ground Breaking for Piedmont Courts Chapel --(Meck. Presbytery) E.W. McKnight, contractor

Sec. 2, p. 4

Myers Park Baptist Church has raised half of amount needed for new edifice (on Efird lot opposite Queens College), to be built when war is over

Sec. 2, p. 5

More civilian goods to await Nazi downfall; freeze on production of consumer goods

Jan. 3, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 6

To Raze Building—old God Samaritan Lodge on Caldwell St.; to make room for new 2nd St. YMCA building

Sec. 2, p. 1

Contracts Awarded for Pres. Hospital Wing-6-story addition (Walter W. Hook, architect)

Jan. 5, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 11

Belk Brothers to Open Store at Timmonsville, SC

Sec. 1, p. 12

Roads; State Hwy. Commission unable to build normal amt. of new construction b/c lack of money

Sec. 2, p. 3

Forest City Plans Stadium Memorial—athletic field and stadium to commemorate WWII men, 15 acres

Sec. 2, p. 6

Owners Plan Rebuilding of Burned lour Mill (High Point)

Jan. 8, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 8

Construction figures (photocopy)

Sec. 2, p. 5

Vast Highway Fund to State—NC allotted over 11 million for post-war construction

Jan. 11, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 7

Steel Production Slumps Due to Variety of Causes

Larger Buildings Operators Told to Conserve Coal

Jan. 12, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 3

Building Materials Dealers Close Conference

Sec. 2, p. 7

Preliminary Sketches Finished for 1st Section of City’s New Cemetery—officials will rush work

Jan. 13, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Hickory’s Polio Hospital to be Moved at Early Date to Charlotte Memorial—new structure will be erected to handle job

Jan. 14, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Work Begun on New Main Plant for Wright Cleaning Co.—1400 block S. Tryon, will replace location sold at 500 S. Tryon; work done by Southern Construction

Sec. 2, p. 6

Ad—Opening of White’s Commercial service at 313-319 S. Graham St. (body shop)

Jan. 16, 1945

Whole section of Shriners’ Oasis Temple’s 50th anniversary

Jan. 17, 1945

Sec. 1, p.12

New Cafeteria begins Service at U.S. Rubber Co.

Jan. 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p.1

Providence Rd. Theater and Stores Planned—between Cherokee and Fenton Rds; to be built at war’s end on site of Green Gables Restaurant; architects A. Lloyd Goode and Roy Goode

Jan. 21, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 8

First GI House (photo)-congrats ads on p. 9 (photo also)

Jan. 28, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Charlotte’s Radio City (sketch)—in 500 block of S. Tryon

Feb. 1, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Council paves way for Major City Projects—library to be at N. Tryon + war memorial.

Feb. 2, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 7

Avondale Site Sold to church—Pres. Church to build new building when construction restrictions lifted

Feb. 4, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

States ready for Projects at War’s End—buildings, highways, airports

Sec. 2, p. 1

Charlotte Real Estate Board proposes plan to Erase Blighted Areas and Slums in City—better streets, reasonable housing, playgrounds; will erect 3,000 houses when restrictions lifted

Sec. 4, p. 1

Progress Made Toward Building new Public Library

Feb. 9, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Builders Vote to help Veterans—lumber, building suppliers

Feb. 13, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 6

Nine Building Permits Issued

Feb. 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 7

Ad for Forest Lawn Mausoleum to be erected in forest Lawn Burial Park on Thrift Rd.

Mar. 1, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Standard Set for Dwellings at Meeting—est. standard housing requirements, city to supervise subdivisions, playgrounds, parks

G.C. Thomas Co. Buys Site on Graham & 5th St—for future Thomas Cadillac-Oldsmobile Co.

Mar. 4, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 2

[435] West Liddell St. Property Purchased by Wm. B. Wright & Associates—distributors and contractors for new headquarters a building material distributor and contracting

Mar. 13, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

$400,000 Memorial Park for City is Planned—memorial to servicemen; 110 acres between East Blvd. And Princeton; designed by Harold B. Bursley, civil/landscape engineer, and Walter W. Hook, architect

Mar. 17, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

WMC & WPB Will Permit Construction—225 small homes to be built for essential war workers; to cost $6,000

Mar. 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Issue Permits for Buildings

Mar. 25, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

S. Tryon St. [at W. 1st St.] Corner Sold for $150,000; purchased by AJ Gockings as investment

Contest Opens to Pick Name for New Park

Mar. 27, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 6

Permits Given for Building

Mar. 29, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 3

Contractor Makes Application to Build 25 Houses (photocopy)

Sec. 2, p. 1

Hospital Wing Almost Ready—100 bed addition to Memorial should be ready in May

Mar. 3, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Draper Sees Chance for Relief of City’s Shortage of Housing—under new H-2 program of FHA

Apr. 1, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Work to Start on Warehouse—contract for defense plant at Berryhill Rd. and Drum St; architect Alan B. Mills of Washington

Apr. 4, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Facility Honoring Heroes to be Named Freedom Park

Apr. 10, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 9

Construction up for Month

Sec. 2, p. 1

Community Garden Project is Announced—can get free garden plot at 2100 block of N. Tryon

Apr. 13, 1945

Roosevelt dies—photos throughout, everything cancelled

Apr. 15, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

S. Tryon Property Sold for $85,000—Herman Moore buys 2 lots from Ed Latta as investment at Stonewall St.

Apr. 17, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Presbyterians Plan Recreational Center –2nd Pres.

Sec. 2, p. 5

City Permits Reach $71,252

Apr. 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mecklenburg Tornado damage Mounts to $250,000 (photocopy)—10 mile swath 2 blocks wide cut by storm Amity-Monroe rd.; Robinson Church community

Apr. 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Lloyd Goode Buys Old Law Building for $100,000—317 S. Tryon

Apr. 22, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Concrete Block Plant will be Built in city—J.R. Triece of Kannapolis to build his new plant in 1800 block of N. Tryon

Apr. 24, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 11

Eckerd ad—"We can’t let Johnny do it!" It’s your park, do your part to build Freedom Park

Running tab on local section about number of memorials needed for park

Apr. 25, 1945

Sec. 2 p. 1

VFW Buys [1220] Elizabeth Ave. Site for Club—house to be remodeled

Apr. 27, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 14

Carolinas "Y" Work Planned—more than $1 million worth of building when restrictions lifted

Sec. 2, p. 1

Salvation Army Buys Site for Expansion Program-N. Poplar @ 7th St. lot acquired for new plans will raze houses to make room for this expansion

Apr. 29, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 2

War Housing Program Ready—final details approved for building of 235 additions charlotte dwellings; 25 homes for "Negroes"

May 5, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Myers Park Clubhouse Site Agreed Upon—Charles W. Connelly architect; $150,000

May 8, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 1

Nazis surrender—V-E day; tons of ads about victory

May 10, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

FHA Approves Builders’ Plans for 235 New Houses--$5000-$7500

May 12, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plans Discussed for Douglas Airport expansion—more runways wanted, may use Morris Field

Queen Pie to Build New $25,000 Plant—at 1224 central Ave.

May 14, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Health Center will be Dedicated (photo)—Union Co.

May 16, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Building Sold on [127] W. Trade—purchased by John G. Miller as an investment

May 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Paint Company to Erect Plant—Brown paint buys lots on W. Morehead for $25,000 structure at Cedar St.

C.B. Drug Sales to Build Plant on [518-520] South College –3-4 story concrete building

May 19, 1945

Sec. 2, p.1

Short will Expand Furniture Business--$40,000 on concord Rd. new warehouse, Georgian style model home

May 24, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Whitin Machine Works to Erect Large Structure on Wilkinson Blvd.—repairs textile machinery plans made by J.E. Sirrine of Greenville, SC

May 31, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Local Company is Expanding –Carolina Equipment sales addition to be complete in 30 days

June 2, 1945

Sec. 2, p.1

First of 235 New Homes to be Started Next Week—contractor A.L. Henderson to construct 10 at once on Mecklenburg Ave., near Plaza; co. will build 100 in 1st 5 years after war; 5 and 6-room homes

June 11, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

1st Baptist Church to Begin Renovation--$22,000 to be finished in 2 months; add 300 seats and balcony; Marvin W. Helms, architect

June 12, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 3

Building has Sharp Upswing—lots of new buildings and houses

June 16, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 3

Local Company to Build Shop—Kanoy-Kanape firm to build warehouse on South Blvd.

March Realty will Begin Work Soon on 10 Houses—Barringer Dr. in West Blvd. Subdivision; $6,000-$6,500

June 17, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Excavation Started for Lutheran church—Mt. Calvary on E. Morehead @ Kennilworth; Irving Construction co.; $120,000; H.C. Bernhard, architect; green light from War Production Board

June 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Temple Israel to Buy Dilworth Site for Synagogue—1000 block of E. Dilworth Rd.; begin when restrictions lifted

June 28, 1945

Sec. 2, p.1

Crittenton Home Board Acquires Site for Erection of New Building—2 acres adjoining Charlotte Memorial Hosp. on Harding Place @ Romany Rd.; for unmarried, expecting mothers.

July 1, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Work to Begin Soon on Avondale Church—photo and copy; architect, James A. Stenhouse; Park Rd. at Lilac

July 3, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 1

Mercy Hospital Expansion to Cost $908,000

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Bath House—photo, too dark; at Observer Fresh Air Camp

July 6, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Commonwealth Presbyterian—photo and copy; at Commonwealth Ave. and Eastway Dr.

July 14, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

RFC Plans $60,000 Storage Warehouse in Charlotte—Berryhill Rd. at Drum St.

July 21, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Arnold, Hoffman to Spend $300,000 on Local Plant—2130 N. Tryon

July 26, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Work on Freedom Park Development to Begin

Warehouse Planned by Norfolk Southern—327 N. College; $60,000

Aug. 1, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 7

Concern Plans new Building—Char-Minneapolis Artificial Limb Co. @ W. 4th St. and Poplar; office and soda fountain

Aug. 2, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

C. P. Street Buys S. Tryon Property for $70,000—3 tracks in 600 block; as investment

Aug. 3, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

$500,000 Real Estate Deal Closed by Liggett—leases building on E. Trade @ N. Tryon to replace store burned in 1943; will build 2-story building

Sec. 2, p. 8

Myers Park Club’s New Course Speeded—to be ready in 1047, designed by Donald J. Ross of Pinehurst

Aug. 5, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Store for Square—sketch (photocopy)

Crosland to Build Skyland Rd. Homes at Cost of $95,000—19 homes at $5,000 each, part of FHA allotment

Aug. 7, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

[James B.] Marshall Will Design Park—Freedom Park, a former city manager

Aug. 9, 1945

Nagasaki Atom-bombed; Russians Open Attack

Aug. 11, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Local Stores to Close When Japan Surrenders—church services, flags out

Aug. 14, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Permits Given for Repairs and Construction

Aug. 15, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 1

PEACE! It’s Over (Aug. 14, p.m.)--tons of peace ads

Aug. 17, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Southern Railway to Build Warehouse—4th St; $20,000

Aug. 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Charlotte Construction Boom Looms as War Ends—many projects set to start

Belmont Mills to Construct $750,000 Unit—yarn plant in Mt. Holly

Dr. J. A. Wood Plans new $60,000 Clinic-chiropractor at 115 E. 1st St.; Louis Ashbury, architect

Sardis School Tract Finally Transferred--$20,000 sold to Char. Country Day; 6 acres near Providence and Sardis

Aug. 19, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Complete renovations of Selwyn Hotel Planned--$100,000 to spend; Louis Ashbury, architect

E. J. Smith, Co. Will Erect $50,000 Building-sketch & copy; @ 1100-08 Elizabeth Ave., J. N. Pease & Co., architects

Aug. 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Myers Park Baptist to Proceed with Building; $450,000 on J. B. Efird lot across from Queens College; Stanhope S. Johnson (Lynchburg, VA) & Walter W. hook, architects

Aug. 21, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mack Sanders Motors Will Erect $90,000 Home

Aug. 23, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mercy Hospital to go Forward with Expansion Plans

Aug. 24, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Kincey Theater Will Soon be Built—sketch and copy; @ S. Tryon and W. 2nd St.

Aug. 26, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

MB Smith [jewelry]Firm Leases [104] N. Tryon Building—sketch; will rebuild structure for modern store; M.R. Marsh, architect

Aug. 30, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Cramer Home on E. Morehead [@ Brevard] is Swept by Fire

Aug. 31, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

L. Henderson to Build 100 Houses within year—35 on Mecklenburg Ave.; 22 in Cumberland Park; $6350-7500

Sept. 1, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Planning Board Girds for Slum Clearance Program—"Negro slum areas" Wade’s Alley, Palmer St. alley

Sept. 2, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

H. B. Meiselman to Start Work on Theaters Soon—sketch and copy; @ providence Rd. and also at Radio City on S. Tryon; Charles W. Connelly, architect

Sept. 5, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Upchurch to Erect $100,000 Building on W. 5th St.--@ Pine; Packard dealer; Charles W. Connelly, architect

Sept. 6, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 7

Jones Co. Gets contract—addition to Arnold, Hoffman plant @ 2130 N. Tryon

Sept. 7, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Carolina Coach Co. Garage Hit by $50,000 Fire—920 N. Graham st.

Sept. 13, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Baxter says 2,500 housing Units Planned for City Unless Private enterprise Clears Slums

Sept. 16, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Barringer Hotel to Award $500,000 Contract soon—200 new rooms; 12-stories; between N. Tryon and N. college

Store to add Building Next Door to Space—Ed Mellon Co.; 106 W. Trade; Walter W. Hook, architect

Whitehead Tire Co. to Erect Home—W. Morehead @ Winnifred St.; tear down 2 houses on site; $50,000

Sept. 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Stowe Drug Co. Leases Site at 300 S. Tryon—new store

City Permits Reach $162,000 for Week

Sept. 19, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Survey Shows Charlotte Needs 3,000 New homes

Sept. 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Negro Professional Bldg. Planned—422-24 E. 2nd St.; Walter W. Hook, architect

Sept. 23, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Proposed 7-story Medical center for City--$500,000

Planning Board Urges New Library on Old Site—3-stories; E. 6th St.

Oct. 2, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plans Will be Shaped Today for Crittenton Home –sketch; $100,000

New High Record in Building Permits

Oct. 6, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plans Finished for $400,000 Building Here—Shuman Ave. @ South Blvd; Blue Plate Foods

Oct. 7, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Interstate Milling Co. Plans $75,000 Expansion—will add entire floor to 620 W. 10th St.

Oct. 9, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Charlotte to Get New Concrete Products Concern—221 E. Vance St.

New Hosiery Plant Soon Will Open in Charlotte –604 W. Morehead; Wanco Hosiery Mill, Co.

Oct. 12, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plan Big Shopping Center on [2400] Willkinson Blvd.--$150,000

Plans for New Church Plant—7th Day Adventists @ E. Morehead; Walter W. Hook, architect

Oct. 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mellon’s Reopens Women’s Shop & Plans Expansion--$25,000 spent; Mellon’s Gray Shop @ 106 W. Trade St.

Oct. 19, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Council Deeds Site to Veteran’s Recreational Center—1st block N. Poplar

Oct. 25, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Baxter Urges Big Federal Building for City—need 20-story complex

Oct. 27, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Planning Board Approves $5 million Works Program—water, sewer, library

Oct. 28, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

City to get $80,000 Ice Cream Plant—MacAnne Co. @ 800-814 E. Morehead

Five Plants Will be Built in 2 States—Pure Oil Co.

Nov. 2, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

T. W. Aldred Plans Office Building and Warehouse—616-18 s. church st.

Nov. 3, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Belmont Park Methodist Church Plans Expansion--$50,000 @ 1201 N. Pegram St.

Nov. 4, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Carolina Process Co. to Move Plant to Charlotte--$100,000 @ South Blvd. and Griffith St.

Big Apartment Plans Finished—sketch and copy; $400,000 in Myers Park

Nov. 6, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mass Home Building Nation’s #1 Need

Nov. 7, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

City heads hear Plans to Erase Housing Shortage—100 homes to be built if city will supply water and sewage

Three Plants will be Built—on Atondo Ave.; Dixie Tag and Envelope Co.

Nov. 8, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mayor Proposes Survey to Uncover Rooms for Rent—b/c of housing shortage

Nov. 9, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

10-Year Construction Boom Seen for Charlotte--$55 million outlay forcasted

Nov. 10, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Modern $200,000 Abattior Announced for Charlotte--@ Shuman Ave.

Nov. 13, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Walter Nivens to Build 20 Homes in Charlotte—7 now started; 17 on Parkway Dr.; $5,000-6000; 3 on Maryland Ave. in Myers Park $15,000-25,000

Nov. 14, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

City to Provide Water and Sewer Lines for Developers

Nov. 15, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Freedom Park Plans Approved by Board—Walter W. Hook; begin construction in early 1946; $200,000

Nov. 16, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 1

Duke Power to Spend $4,500,000 at Cliffside—steam plant addition; construction to take 2 years

Nov. 17, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Larkwood Hosiery Co. Plans large Expansion--$200,000 @ 2500 N. Brevard; 2-story structure

Nov. 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Proposed Radio City Theater to Be Enlarged—500 extra seats; S. College St. lot; work on Providence Rd. theater starts Monday

Nov. 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Council Urged to Control Suburban Developments—need city planning

Nov. 25, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

The Observer Acquires Entire Block on S. Tryon [@ Stonewall] Extending through to S. Church—plans big expansion; sketch and copy, $1 million; J. A. Stanhouse and H. C. Meyer of Pease Co, architects

Nov. 27, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

200 Room Apartment Site Announced by Builders--@ Queens and Granville

Hosiery Firm’s New Mill will Cost $250,000—Belvedere Co.

Nov. 28, 1945

Sec. 1, p. 9

Architects & Library Directors will Study Galvin’s Drawings Today for Proposed new Building in City

Sec. 2, p. 1

Councilmen Set to Pass Slum Clearance Measure—plans to tighten law to require hot water; will affect 11,000 homes

City to Acquire Most of Morris Field on own Terms—will get property deed for $1

Work Begun on Mercy Unit--$1,240,000 project, work begun; Walter W. Hook, architect

Nov. 30, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Dixie Bag Plant’s First unit Nearing Completion—sketch; $200,000 at Atando Ave.; Charles Connelly, architect

Dec. 1, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Real Estate and Property Management Boards Oppose Council’s Hot Water Provisions in Slum Clearance

Newest Street—Atomic Place; sketch and copy

Dec. 2, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

St. Luke’s Lutheran Church Will Erect $60,000 Building; Sketch and copy, J. N. Pease, Co. architect; East Blvd. @ Dilworth Rd. E.

Dec. 4, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Christ church Approves Plan to Build Immediately--$100,000 begin in early 1946; Otto F. Langmann, NY architect; Louis A. Ashbury, Char. Architect

Dec. 7, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Charlotte Gets $4,250,000 Veterans’ Hospital

Dec. 8, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Parade photo of Tryon @ 11th

Dec. 9, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

City Limits Plan Would Add 6 Developed areas—Commonwealth Ave . and Monroe Rd.; southern section of Myers Park -- Lawyers Rd. and Commonwealth; Providence Rd. beyond Sharon; Greene Blvd and Tuckaseegee; Biddleville near Beaty’s Ford

Cold Storage Firm to Spend $125,000—3-story @ W. Stonewall and Mint St.

Dec. 12, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Pettit Motor Co Buys Tract for Expansion—N. Church @ Liddell St. site

Councilmen Adopt City Slum clearance Ordinance

Dec. 13, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Charlotte to Get 3 New Branch Post Offices—downtown @ E. 5th St and Tryon.; Myers Park at Queens and Providence; Plaza at Pecan and central; Dilworth branch to expand

Bank of Charlotte Planning for Expansion Program—remodeling 120 S. Tryon

Dec. 15, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Boyer to Take Bids for 2 new Buildings—M. E. Boyer, architect; 1619 Elizabeth Ave. the Picker X-ray Co.; 2000 E. 7th St. fertilizer co.

Work Starts Soon on New Aldred Home—offices and warehouse @ 600 block of S. Church; $35,000; Mangum W. Sloan, architect

Plans Revealed for Erection of 390 Homes in City—Plaza, Charlotte Country Club, Belvedere Ave.

Dec. 18, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mayor Outlines Tentative Airport Expansion Plan—call for new main administration building; $105,000

Dec. 20, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Pineville is Proposed as Site for Super High School

Dec. 22, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

Chapman and Wilhelm Co. to Erect large Building--$75,000-100,000; electric appliances co.

Dec. 23, 1945

Sec. 2, p. 1

First Baptist Church Buys Site for New Building--$48,000 for 108-110 E. 7th St. property

Gailyn Properties to Spend $100,000 on New Apartments—4-family units on Laurel@ Willoughby in Eastover; also 2601 W. 8th St, 2 units @ $19,000; duplex on 2438 Vail Ave. $10,000

1946

Jan. 6, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Biltmore dairy Begins Big Expansion Program--$100,000; Lucian Dale, Inc, architect; 2000 W. Morehead

Jan. 9, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Site on 605 S. Tryon Bought for $31,000—Charlotte Finance Corp.

Jan. 12, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Highland Park and Johnston Mills Plan Expansion—textiles, new addition, $300,000

Jan. 13, 1946

United Auto Workers, Steel and Meat packing on strike

Sec. 2, p. 1

Site near Memorial Eyed for Big Vet Hospital—between East and Morehead

Jan. 17, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Novelty Sales Co. to Erect New $40,000 Plant—South Blvd @ Griffith

City Chevrolet Plans $75,000 Expansion Program—S. Church @ W. Hill St.

Jan. 19, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Central Motor Lines Will Erect Building--$45,000, 2600 N. Tryon; J. N. Pease and Co., architects

Jan. 25, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

M&J Finance to Erect $100,000 headquarters—3-story, 713 S. Tryon

Charlotte to Get 150 Family Housing Units at Once—b/c veterans home

Jan. 26, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New York Firm Will Erect $150,000 Plant in City—Linde Air Products @ end of Trade St.

Jan. 29, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Share-the-Home Project Goes into High Gear

Jan. 31, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Charlotte Lumber Co. Plans $125,000 Building—York Rd. @ Griffith

Feb. 1, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Hudson Hosiery to Spend $500,000 in Modernization—Oakhust Plant

Feb. 2, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

County Board Asks $1,990,000 for School Expansion—3 sr. high schools needed, will select sites later

Feb. 9, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

Truman offers Huge Home-Building Program—2,700,000 houses from 1946-1947

Feb. 10, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Way Cleared for Building of $200,000 Meat Plant—Mt. Holly Rd., water supply system approved

Feb. 12, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Construction Totaling $306,850 Gets Sanction—32 residences, 3 commercial buildings, additions

Feb. 13, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Hutting Co. Will Construct $250,000 Building—sash and door firm; 200 E. Bland St.

Cab strike

Feb. 14, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Site is Bought for New $100,000 Lutheran Church—Holy Trinity 1900 Plaza for $5,000

Feb. 15, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Foremost Plant Planned—sketch copy; $400,000, West Blvd.

Feb. 16, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Jack’s Cookies, Co. Will Erect $200,000 Plant—Louise Ave.; to be done in July

Feb. 17, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$60,000 YMCA Modernization to be Pushed—work begun 1938, S. Tryon St.

Five Warehouses Costing $75,000 to be Built—W. 11st St.; done in June

Feb. 19, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Auto Dealer Plans to Construct $100,000

Feb. 20, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

$150,000 Chapel is Given to Queens College—given by W. Henry Belk; Walter W. Hook, architect; photo p. 10

Feb. 21, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Permits Given for 10 Homes—David Crosland will build on 1300 block of Bethel Rd.

Feb. 23, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Providence Rd. Site Bought for New Jewish Temple—between Scotland Ave. And Briar Creek

Textile strike from Sept. 17, 1945-Feb. 25, 1946

Mar. 7, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Lassiter Press Plans $225,000 Expansion Program—1143 E. 4th St; M.R. Marsh, architect

Mar. 9, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Wilmington Man Plans $100,000 Supermarket in City—C. N. Reid; West Blvd @ S. Tryon

Mar. 10, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Architect sketch of New $250,000 Plant of Belvedere Hosiery Co.—H. V. Biberstein, architect; Rozelle’s Ferry Rd.

Mar. 12, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Wide "Industrial Belt" Around Charlotte Proposed—from N. Charlotte to Wilkinson Blvd.

Mar. 13, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$173,605 Authorized in Building Permits

Mar. 16, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Larkwood Hosiery Mills Lets Contract for Project--$250,000 expansion; 2500 N. Brevard; H. V. Biberstein, architect

79 New Projects Speed City’s Building Boom

Mar. 17, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Labor Shortage Called Main Construction Drawback—also lumber shortage; b/c builders’ union restricts hiring of apprentices

Mar. 18, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Calvary Baptist Votes $90,000 Building Program—Camp Greene St.

Mar. 22, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Crittendon’s Work Starts—photo of groundbreaking

Mar. 23, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

City Permits Soar Over $1 Million

Mar. 24, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Sterchi Furniture Co. to Build $115,000 Warehouse—900 block of Tuckaseegee Rd; done by Sept.; 1-story

Mar. 25, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

St. John’s Baptist Church Approves Big Expansion

Mar. 27, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

City Council Adopts Setback Ordinance for Buildings—back 25 ft. from center of present roads

Apr. 3, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Good Samaritan [Hospital] to Begin $100,000 Building Program—Hill @ Mint St.??

Apr. 9, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$120,000 Contract is Let for 8 Houses in City--$15,000 each; Eastover—Llewellyn Place

Apr. 11, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

L. Henderson to Build 30 Houses Costing $270,000—6-room Bungalows; $9,000 each; near Mecklenburg Ave.; some on Lunway Dr. in Cumberland Park

Apartment House on E. Morehead to Cost $150,000—3-story, 30 units; work has begun

Apr. 12, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Dairymen Approve Plans for New Plant--$250,000; E. 36th St. @ Plaza

Building Programs to Provide 70 Homes--$400,000; S.A. Leslie to build off Tuckaseegee; O. A. Mathis to build on Coker Ave.; $6,000-6,500 each

Apr. 13, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$300,000 Housing Program Planned for Charlotte—Ed McCorkle to build 60 units; 20 duplexes @ $9,500 each; 20 homes underway @ $6,000 each; on Willmore, Cliffwood Place; Mint St., Tremont Ave., Shannandoah and Commonwealth Aves., Bay St.

Thomas Will Start $80,000 Residential Development in City—between Lawyers Rd. and Commonwealth Ave.; $7,500-8,500

Apr. 24, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

School-Essential Services Bonds Voted—library, airport, playgrounds lost

Sec. 2, p. 1

Church Plans $25,000 Home West of City—Big Spring Methodist; modern brick, near airport; Marvin W. Helms, architect

Camp Steere Work is Begun; new messhall (photo and copy); Claudius R. Prichard, architect

Apr. 25, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Freedom Park Development to Begin at Once—hope to be done by summer

Apr. 27, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

20-Unit Hotel Motor Court to be Constructed--$70,500; 2309 N. Tryon

Apr. 28, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$750,000 Home Building Program Set for City—Dwight L. Philips (builder); 100 homes, $7,500-8,500; Bay St., Laburnum Ave., Lyon St.

 

May 1, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Milk Plant (sketch and copy)—Walter W. Hook, architect; 36th St. @ Plaza

May 4-5—Alcatraz mutiny

May 6, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

First Presbyterian Church Will Consider Expansion

May 7, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Crosstown Boulevard Study Nears Completion—2 big expressways, Stonewall and Caldwell to be opened and expanded

City’s New Cemetery Scheduled to Open Soon After July 1—off Albemarle Rd.

11 Houses Cost $70,000—Pecan Ave., Chestnut St., Kennsington Dr., 1168 Kings Dr.

Ads for home loans

May 10, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

House Approves $400 Million in Housing Subsidies

Sec. 2, p. 1

Permits Issued for 41 Housing Units in City

May 14, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

U. S. Deeds Morris Field to City of Charlotte

11 New Homes & a Bakery to be Erected—1300 block Bethel Rd.

May 16, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 8

Arial photo of new Morris Field land and buildings

Railroad strike =>food shortage May 24

May 26, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Jones to Get Morris Field Housing Contract—converting barracks into 400 civilian dwellings; J. A. Jones Construction

June Opening for $75,000 Expansion Near Completion at [Mecklenburg] Furniture Shops—(sketch and copy) on Concord Blvd.; semi-Georgian model home for furniture showcase; William H. Peeps, architect

May 30, 1946

Coal strike settled

June 4, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$128,000 Home Building Program Announced—16 homes on Fordham Rd. off West Blvd; $7,000-8,000

June 5, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Navy to Build Armory for Reservists in City--$100,000; city-owned land @ 5th and Monroe

June 11, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 6

Health Lodge Nearly Ready—sketch; Camp Steere

June 16, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

High Costs Put Charlotte Homes Out of Vets’ Reach—GI loans little help

World food shortage; lots of atomic bomb stuff—Bikini Islands

June 19, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Chadbourn [Hosiery] Mills Plan for Further Expansion—expanding construction program at Larkwood plant on N. Brevard

June 20, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Permits Given for Duplexes—8 2-family structures; $5,000 each; W. Tremont Ave.

June 21, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 10

Cartoon about housing shortage (copy)

Sec. 2, p. 1

Expansion Set for National Carbon Plant—new warehouse on Mt. Holly Rd.

 

Meat shortage continues

June 28, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plans Finished for Hospital’s Nurses’ Home—Good Samaritan; Louis Ashbury, architect

June 29, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Site Approved for Vet Hospital in Charlotte--$5 million; on old golf course off Central Ave. @ Westover St; 7-stories

June 30, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

Bikini a-bomb test

Sec. 2, p. 1

Dilliard Paper Co.Planning $300,000 Expansion—N. Tryon @ Dalton Ave.

July 12, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plans Completed for Big Cold Storage Plant—Select Foods Inc., 1900 South Blvd.; 3-story addition; J. N. Pease, Co., architects

July 13, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

WBT Granted Permit for $250,000 FM Station—on Spencer Mt. near Gastonia

July 15, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Tract Purchased for N. Mecklenburg Park—between Davidson and Cornelius; pool, drive-in, lake

July 16, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Wachovia Plans 4-Story $200,000 Addition—sketch and copy; Walter W. Hook, architect; 128 S. Tryon @ W. 4th St.; start when supplies available

People raise quail in city for meat

July 24, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

Charlotte gets 10-Story Medical Building—sketch and copy; $650,000; A. G. O’Dell, architect

Sec. 2, p. 1

Dairy Co-Op Plant Contracts Awarded—Walter W. Hook, architect; Plaza @ E. 35th St.

July 25, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Vet Housing Plans Ready—American Legion Independence Post; Louis Ashbury, architect

July 26, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

$700,000 Office Building Planned for City—sketch (too dark to copy); 406 N. Tryon @ 7th St.; 8-stories; J. N. Pease Co., architects

July 27, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Morris Field Renovations

July 28, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Christ Church Members Begin Work on Quonst Hut on Providence Road—at Beverly Dr.; temporary home for congregation

July 31, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Building Drops Sharply—cost and construction uncertainties; shortage of materials

Aug. 1, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 1

Sears, Roebuck Plans Huge Store on N. Tryon--@ N. College; will cost over $1 million

Aug. 2, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$200,000 Development Planned on Park Rd—near Selwyn; 100 houses; $9,000-10,000; concrete block; J. A. Malcolm, architect

Aug. 5, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mercy’s Work Moving—photo; E. 5th St.; steel frame constructed

Aug. 23, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 17

Full page ad for Ligget’s drug store grand opening at Trade and Tryon

Sec. 2, p. 1

Veterans Push Plan for Uptown Center—sketch by Lucian J. Dale, Inc.

Ads for prefab homes; shipping strike; lots of girls in bathing suits

Aug. 24, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

CPA Approves $100,000 Yarn Mill in Matthews

Approval Granted for $90,000 Hospital Addition—Char. Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat

Aug. 29, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 8

Opening of Liggit’s New Store First Step in Large Expansion—photos (copy); M. R> Marsh, architect; ads of congrats throughout

Sept. 4, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Navy to Get Site for Armory Near Elmwood [cemetery]

Sept. 7, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Regulations to Speed Up Home Building—completion of approx. 1,200 residences in various stages of completion

Housing Goal of 5,200 Units Fixed for Vets—within 2 years

Sept. 11, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Council Hears Protest on Crosstown Highway

Sept. 16, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Dwelling Units Will be Available in December—opening of Morris Field delayed

Sept. 20, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

FM Operation to Begin Soon—sketch of Spencer Mt., south of Charlotte

Sept. 22, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 8

Second Presbyterian W. Albemarle Church Completed (photo copy)

Sept. 25, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Union National to Open Two Branches in City—providence between Fenton and Cherokee; 1506 Central Ave.

Sept. 26, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Building Trades [training] Program Launched—apprentice classes @ Central High

Oct. 6, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 8

Ad for Douglas Furriers and Cleaners—new building 1415 Elizabeth Ave.

Oct. 9, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Council Endorses Cross-town Highway Plans

Proposed New City Cemetery Rules Announced—off Lawyers Rd; "Evergreen" suggested name

Oct. 10, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Site Purchased for $300,000 Apartment Hotel—100 units; Elizabeth Ave, near Torrence St.; won’t build until construction costs drop

Oct. 15, 1946

Meat controls end; back to normal by Nov.1 ?

Sec. 2, p. 1

Board Completes Plan to Extend City Limits—Eastway Dr, Charlotte Country Club, Oakhurst, Myers Park Manor, Selywn to Park Rd.

Oct. 21, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Church Plans for Building are Revealed—Greene Memorial Baptist; Plaza @ Peachtree for new $125,000 auditorium

Oct. 27, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Street Plan Embraces 5 Major Projects—through town roads and bypasses; Tremont widened; Wilkinson extended; Caldwell and Stonewall widened; connect Albemarle and Briar Creek

$2.6 Million Parking Tunnels Proposed for City—Marvin E. Boyer, Jr., architect; beneath Trade and Tryon

Airport Expansion Revealed in Report

Nov. 7, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Model Industrial Community Planned for City—between N. Brevard and N. Davidson and 22nd and 28th Sts.

Nov. 14, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 15

Grand opening for Kiser Shopping Center; 2400 Wilkinson Blvd.

Nov. 15, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$1,736,000 Housing Program to Begin Monday—Myers Park apartments; 217 units at $8,000 each; Morebilt Homes; Keswick Ave., Plaza Rd., Melbourne Ct.

Nov. 22, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Building Planned for Negro "Y" Branches--$250,000, S. Caldwell @ E. 3rd St; and at 411 South Blvd.

Estate-type Colony is Planned on Providence Rd.—Sharon township

Nov. 25, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Duncan Memorial Methodist Church Plans New Building--$50,000; E. 15th St @ N. Caldwell

Nov. 27, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Council Approves Crescent Cross-town Route—link Monroe and South Blvd.

Dec. 1, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Calvary Church Plans $60,000 Building—sketch and copy; 1301 Mint St.; Marvin W. Helms, architect

Dec. 3, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Highway Heads Frown on Council-Chosen Route—E. Morehead proposal

Dec. 6, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Cross-town "Route 1" Adopted by Council—over Westmoreland, across Independence Park, up Stonewall and across South Blvd.

Dec. 11, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Permits Given for Building 45 Housing Units—Segefield Rd., Hudson and Holt St, Magnolia and Lockhardt Ave.

Dec. 12, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 16

Ad for new Heath Motors on 318 W. 5th St.

Dec. 13, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Stadium Seating 60,000 Planned for City—"Shrine Bowl" proposed name

Dec. 14, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$1 Million Home Building Project Announced—129 units; Rozzelle Ferry Rd.; $7,000-8,000; C. D. Spangler builders; 5 and 6-room homes

56 More Home Units Finished--@ Morris Field

Dec. 19, 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

$450,000 40-Unit Apartment Project Planned—(sketch and copy) Vail @ Laurel

Dec. 20, 1946

Sec. 1, p. 18

St. James Methodist Church—at Thrift Rd. and Bradford dr.; photocopy

Work on Plant Nears Finish—Whitin Machine Works; done by Jan. 15

1947

Jan. 1, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

City to Streamline New Fire Units—sketch and copy; M. R. Marsh, architect; Commonwealth @ Plaza and South Blvd. in Dilworth

Jan. 5, 1947

Sec. 1, p. 1

Million New Dwelling Units Started in 1946

Sec. 2, p. 1

Municipal Building Project Looms in future

Jan. 6, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Purcell Church Plans Approved—Weyland @ Bowley St. in Camp Greene area

Jan. 9, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

City Will Get New Offices of Tool Firm—Snap-on Tools Corp; new building @ 210 S. Poplar St.

Shriners Endorse Baxter’s Stadium Proposal

Jan. 10, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

$12 Million Building Year Seen for City

Jan. 12, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Vets’ Clubhouse Plan to be Revised--$100,000, 100 block of E. Morehead

Jan. 14, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Issue Permits for 16 Houses—14 on Ideal Way, $6,200-7,000; 2 on 2000 block of Westmoreland; $5,000 each

Jan. 15, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Zoning Ordinance Passed by City Council

Jan. 16, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Methodists Push Home for Aged Plans—on Hezekiah Alexander place; $150,000-200,000

Jan. 18, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

City-Owned Lots Offer Likely Parking Sites—Brevard, between Trade and 4th; 6th between Pine and graham; 4th between long and Morrow; n. Tryon near Trade

Jan. 20, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Green Memorial Baptist Building Dedicated—photo and copy

Jan. 28, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Myers Park Clubhouse Plans Complete—Charles W. Connelly, architect

Feb. 4, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

77 Morris Field Apartments Available to Veterans—release units "after Negroes fail on quota"

Feb. 12, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

City Moves to Get Extra Air Base Structure—Morris Field buildings

135 Houses Authorized at $705,000—C. D. Spangler to construct 125 in Smallwood homes subdivision (off Rozzelle’s Ferry Rd.); $5,000 each

Feb. 13, 1947

Sec. 1, p. 3

Ad for new Mecklenburg Motors Inc at 3rd and Poplar

Feb. 19, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Housing Project Makes Progress (aerial photo, copy)—Country Club Hills off Albemarle Rd.

Mar. 1, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Church to Hold Service in New Structure Today—7th Day Adventists; 1011 E. Morehead; new Quonset building, temporary home for congregation

Building Permits Call for $53,000 in Work

Mar. 7, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Commerce National Will Take Bids on Bank Unit—Walter W. Hook, architect

Mar. 10, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Cross-town Highway to Follow Original Route—Westmoreland Route; 4th St, Morehead, South Blvd.

City Completes Slum Clearance—820 units

Freedom Park Will Be Opened in 60 Days

Mar. 12, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Council Gives Green Light to Super-highway Job—South Blvd, E. Morehead, Stonewall, Brevard, Caldwell, Sugaw Creek, Pearl St, Fox St, Independence Park, E. 7th St.

Mar. 17, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plan to Build 500 Homes in Rock Hill Area

Mar. 20, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Chamber Directors Back Municipal Auditorium

Mar. 24, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

[Second Presbyterian] Church Sells Building to Montaldo’s—Church @ N. Tryon; $165,000

Mar. 25, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Harding High Architectural Contract Let—Graves and Toy, $52,000; expansion at Glenwood school: Walter W. Hook , $102,000; W. Charlotte High: Charles Connelly, $125,000

Mar. 28, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Firm Will Erect 12-family Apartment--$75,000; Selwyn at Croydon; 2-stories

Apr. 1, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

City Permits Show Decline [in construction]

Apr. 9, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

New Houses Being Built at Fast Rate

Apr. 15, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Will Build $75,000 Theater in North Charlotte—E. 36th St.; M. R. Marsh, architect

Apr. 16, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

City Obtains Cross-town Highway Funds--$200,000 note

Apr. 20, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Home Opening Set for Thursday—Florence Crittenden Center; photo on April 25 Sec. 2, p. 1 (copy)

Apr. 23, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Myers Park Presbyterian Plans to Build Park—on Scotland Ave. near Briar Creek

Apr. 27, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Contract Let for $100,000 Structure—Twin States distributors, warehouse and office; 515 W. Palmer St.

Apr. 29, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plan Million Dollar Housing Project—100 homes off South Blvd. and 12 apartments at Magnolia near Avondale Ave.; Melbourne Court, Morebilt Homes

Elevated Parking Areas are Considered by Board—J. N. Pease, Co. designed

May. 10, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Firm to Spend $100,000 in Expansion of Plant—Proximity manufactures; to build in Pineville

May. 13, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Photo of groundbreaking on Naval Reserve Armory

May. 14, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Expansion Plans Mapped at Queens College—larger science building needed; Walter W. Hook, architect

Firm Will Enlarge Charlotte Office—Commercial Credit, W. Morehead @ Clarkson St.

May. 24, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Planning Board Would open Dead-end Streets—to ease traffic; West Blvd.

May. 25, 1947

Sec. 1, p. 13

Proposed East Belmont Pres. church sketch and copy; at E. Catawba and 10th St.; $40,000

Sec. 1, p. 17

Ad for Dilworth office of Union National Bank; 1607 South Blvd.

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mercy’s NewWing--$1,500,000; photo and copy

May. 26, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Break Ground for Aged home—Methodists on Hezekiah Alexander property in Hickory Grove section

May. 27, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Church Will Erect $80,000 Structure—Durham memorial Baptist; Rozzelle Ferry Rd.

May. 30, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Permit Given on Mausoleum--$200,000; Forest Lawn; Thrift Rd.

June 3, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Mayor Asks Funds to Build Uptown Restroom

June 5, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Ask New Permit for 34-Unit Apartment—Granville at Queens; zoning issue

June 6, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

40-Unit Apartment Project Will Cost $325,000—Laurel at Kenmore

June 11, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Final Action on Boulevard is Scheduled Today

June 12, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Cross-town Boulevard Gets Council Approval

June 13, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Site for Veterans’ Hospital Costing $75,000-- on McClintock golf course

June 21, 1947

Sec. 2, p. 1

Plaza Resident Project Planned—30 houses in Plaza area

Golf Course to be Built—at Plaza and Eastway

June 26, 1947

Sec. 1, p. 15

Work to be Pushed on Methodist Home—for aged; on Hezekiah Alexandar land

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