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Located in the Belmont neighborhood, the approx. 0.76 acre parcel at '''750 Hinton Avenue''' has been owned by the Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church since [[1909]].  
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At '''750 Hinton Avenue''' is the oldest church in the [[Belmont neighborhood]], the [[Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church]] which occuppies the north half of the original [[Belmont Mansion]] block. The first church building at this site was constructed in 1909, then was renovated in 1948 and 1958 to its present configuration.
  
==Area==
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==Base information==
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===Area===
 
Approx. 0.76 acres
 
Approx. 0.76 acres
==Currently zoned==
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===Legal discription===
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City of Charlottesville, Lots 1-7 Bk 12 Belmont Subdivision
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===Zoned===
 
R-1S (low-density residential, small lot)  
 
R-1S (low-density residential, small lot)  
 
==Adjacent properties==
 
==Adjacent properties==
*[[759 Belmont Avenue]], (the historic [[Belmont House]])  
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*[[759 Belmont Avenue]], (the historic [[Belmont Mansion]])  
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==Ownership History==
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*Charles Bankhead (before 1820)
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*John Winn (1820)
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*Slaughter W. Fincklin (1847)
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*Belmont Land Co. and Charlottesville Land Co.
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==Significance==
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The oldest church in the neighborhood, [[Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church]] occupies part of the once 539 acre farm ''[[Belle-Mont]]'' owned by [[John Winn]] until his death in [[1837]]. The first church building at this site was constructed in [[1909]], then was renovated in [[1948]] and [[1958]] to its present configuration and appearance executed in the Gothic Revival style. Stylistic elements on the brick church include buttresses, large expanses of tracery windows, pointed arched openings, gable-roofed end parapet walls, and the arched loggia across the front of the church.<ref>http://www.historicmapworks.com/Buildings/index.php?state=VA&city=759%20Belmont%20Avenue&id=32684, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form North Belmont Neighborhood Historic District DHR#104-5082 VLR Listed: 12/14/2017 NRHP Listed: 5/31/2018, accessed 5/16/2019</ref>
 
==Current usage==
 
==Current usage==
The property is currently being used by the church to offer free clothes and fellowship through their "Clothes Closet", meals for the hungry in the "Family Kitchen", worship and learning opportunities on Sundays and during the week; the building is home to a satellite campus of The International School of Charlottesville, a French and Spanish language immersion preschool, Boy Scout Troop 37, and several AA, NA, and Al Anon chapters.<ref>http://hintonavenueumc.org/ Hinton Avenue UMC website, accessdate=May 15, 2019.</ref>
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According to the Hinton Avenue United MC website, the property is currently being used by the church to: offer free clothes and fellowship through their "Clothes Closet", meals for the hungry in the "Family Kitchen", worship and learning opportunities on Sundays and during the week; the building is home to a satellite campus of The International School of Charlottesville, a French and Spanish language immersion preschool, Boy Scout Troop 37, and several AA, NA, and Al Anon chapters.<ref>http://hintonavenueumc.org/ Hinton Avenue UMC website, accessdate=May 15, 2019.</ref>
===Leadership===
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*Rev. Robert D. Lewis, Pastor
 
 
==Proposed re-zoning==
 
==Proposed re-zoning==
In early 2019, Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church submitted a rezoning petition for the Planning Commission's regular docket for Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The rezoning petition proposed a change in zoning from the existing R-1S (low-density residential, small lot) to NCC (Neighborhood Commercial Corridor Mixed Use) subject to proffered development conditions. The stated purpose of the rezoning was to allow construction of a multifamily building containing up to 15 units (for a total density of 19.7 DUA). Within the current R-1S zoning district, multifamily dwellings are not permitted. The application was deferred until the June 2019 Planning Commission meeting.<ref>{{Agenda-cityplanning|newid=65250|when=May 14, 2019|accessdate=May 15, 2019}}</ref>
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In early 2019, [[Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church]] submitted a rezoning petition for the [[Planning Commission]]'s regular docket for Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The rezoning petition proposed a change in zoning from the existing [[R-1S]] (low-density residential, small lot) to [[NCC]] (Neighborhood Commercial Corridor Mixed Use) subject to [[proffered development conditions]]. The stated purpose of the rezoning was to allow construction of a multifamily building containing up to 15 units (for a total density of 19.7 [[DUA]]). Within the current R-1S zoning district, multifamily dwellings are not permitted. The application was deferred until the June 2019 Planning Commission meeting.<ref>{{Agenda-cityplanning|newid=65250|when=May 14, 2019|accessdate=May 15, 2019}}</ref>

Revision as of 13:17, 17 May 2019

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Hinton Avenue Methodist Church

750 Hinton Avenue
Type R-1S (low-density residential, small lot)
Lot Size 0.7580
Non-Residential State Code: Exempt Religious

At 750 Hinton Avenue is the oldest church in the Belmont neighborhood, the Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church which occuppies the north half of the original Belmont Mansion block. The first church building at this site was constructed in 1909, then was renovated in 1948 and 1958 to its present configuration.

Base information

Area

Approx. 0.76 acres

Legal discription

City of Charlottesville, Lots 1-7 Bk 12 Belmont Subdivision

Zoned

R-1S (low-density residential, small lot)

Adjacent properties

Ownership History

  • Charles Bankhead (before 1820)
  • John Winn (1820)
  • Slaughter W. Fincklin (1847)
  • Belmont Land Co. and Charlottesville Land Co.

Significance

The oldest church in the neighborhood, Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church occupies part of the once 539 acre farm Belle-Mont owned by John Winn until his death in 1837. The first church building at this site was constructed in 1909, then was renovated in 1948 and 1958 to its present configuration and appearance executed in the Gothic Revival style. Stylistic elements on the brick church include buttresses, large expanses of tracery windows, pointed arched openings, gable-roofed end parapet walls, and the arched loggia across the front of the church.[1]

Current usage

According to the Hinton Avenue United MC website, the property is currently being used by the church to: offer free clothes and fellowship through their "Clothes Closet", meals for the hungry in the "Family Kitchen", worship and learning opportunities on Sundays and during the week; the building is home to a satellite campus of The International School of Charlottesville, a French and Spanish language immersion preschool, Boy Scout Troop 37, and several AA, NA, and Al Anon chapters.[2]

Proposed re-zoning

In early 2019, Hinton Avenue United Methodist Church submitted a rezoning petition for the Planning Commission's regular docket for Tuesday, May 14, 2019. The rezoning petition proposed a change in zoning from the existing R-1S (low-density residential, small lot) to NCC (Neighborhood Commercial Corridor Mixed Use) subject to proffered development conditions. The stated purpose of the rezoning was to allow construction of a multifamily building containing up to 15 units (for a total density of 19.7 DUA). Within the current R-1S zoning district, multifamily dwellings are not permitted. The application was deferred until the June 2019 Planning Commission meeting.[3]

  1. http://www.historicmapworks.com/Buildings/index.php?state=VA&city=759%20Belmont%20Avenue&id=32684, National Register of Historic Places Registration Form North Belmont Neighborhood Historic District DHR#104-5082 VLR Listed: 12/14/2017 NRHP Listed: 5/31/2018, accessed 5/16/2019
  2. http://hintonavenueumc.org/ Hinton Avenue UMC website, accessdate=May 15, 2019.
  3. Web. Agenda for May 14, 2019 Charlottesville Planning Commission, City of Charlottesville, May 14, 2019., retrieved May 15, 2019.