• Latest plans for historic VanLandingham property, other projects approved by city

    By: Ashley Fahey, Charlotte Business Journal


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A number of rezoning petitions — some more controversial than others — received approval by Charlotte City Council at its September zoning meeting.

    [New owners of VanLandingham Estate disclose plans for Plaza Midwood property]

    Long-considered developments by local firms Proffitt Dixon Partners and SunCap Property Group were approved, as were plans by Stono River Partners and Ascent Real Estate Capital to revamp part of the historic VanLandingham Estate property.

    The VanLandingham has been the subject of multiple rezoning petitions over the past several years, with a previously approved one allowing townhouses — but not a neighborhood pool, which was included in a controversial petition voted down by City Council in 2015 — on part of the site. The most recent plan approved Monday would allow two new commercial buildings on the site, which sits in the middle of Plaza Midwood’s historic district, as well as preserve the 7,088-square-foot house that dates to 1913.

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