Fairview Homes Public Housing

Contributors:
Marion R. Marsh, architect
Dates:

1940

Location:
Charlotte, Mecklenburg County
Street Address:

Oaklawn Ave. and Statesville Ave., Charlotte, NC

Status:

No longer standing

Type:

Residential

Note:

The large federally funded housing development that opened in 1940 was built for low income black residents as one of the Charlotteā€™s first efforts at public housing. Like many such projects of its time, it was designed by a prominent local architect and seen as a great advance over previous housing. It consisted mainly of brick row houses. The area has been completely redeveloped.