Rezoning approved to move historic building in Dilworth neighborhood

A couple wants to move the building next to their latest restaurant concept.
The plan is to turn the building into a restaurant.
Published: Oct. 17, 2023 at 12:22 PM EDT
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) - Charlotte City Council approved the rezoning petition to move the historic Leeper-Wyatt Building in the Dilworth neighborhood.

Jamie Brown and her husband want to literally pick up and move the building 800 feet from its current location to the parking lot on Cleveland Avenue.

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They want to move the building next to their new restaurant concept, Leluiah Hall, which is under renovation.

The specific plans for the Leeper-Wyatt building are yet to be determined.

The two said the next steps are to work with the Historic District Commission, Duke Energy and engineers to physically move the building.

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