The Johnston Building

Charlotte, North Carolina

Project Summary

The Johnston Building is a 17-floor 175,000 square foot commercial office building originally constructed in 1924 and modernized and mechanically upgraded in 1981.  This Charlotte landmark is on the National Register of Historic Properties.

WHN Architects has served for over (25) twenty-five years as “In-House” Architect for new and existing tenant office renovation, custom space design, and interior design.

The Abby Place Office Building

Charlotte, North Carolina


Project Summary

The Abbey Place Office Building Expansion is approximately 16,000 sf of medical office shell space. It was design to allow for flexibility of multi or single tenant upfit. In order to provide the required number of parking spaces the addition was elevated to accommodate 25 covered spaces that access the office level by elevator. Total cost of the project including site cost was $1,800,000.00.

Christenbury Eye Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Project Summary 
The project included of the entire renovation of the old Charter Pines Hospital into the new Christenbury Eye Center. Site work included the addition of 50 parking spaces plus first and second level drop off canopies. The first floor was completely reconstructed to provide a new entry lobby, greeting area, optical center, accounts department, 24 eye exam rooms, two laser surgery areas, testing rooms and other related spaces.

The second level includes four new operatory areas with post op areas, nursing station, private patient rooms with additional support areas. The second level has been designed to accommodate a future expansion of four additional operatory areas.

Size: 42,000 square feet
Cost: $4,500,000
Owner: Christenbury Eye Center
449 North Wendover St.
Charlotte, NC
Dr. Johnathan Christenbury
Status: Completed January 2001

Rockingham City Hall
Rockingham, North Carolina

Project Summary
The New City Hall for Rockingham is an 11,000 square foot single story building that houses the Finance, Planning and Administration Departments for the City. The building includes a 1,200 square foot Council Chamber with seating for 70 and a “state of the art” audio/visual system. The exterior of the building is Traditional Style Architecture with brick veneer, stone accents and slate shingles. The site plan incorporates a Plaza Area adjacent to the City Hall.

Size: 11,000 square feet
Cost: $1.8 Million
Owner: City of Rockingham
North Carolina
Monty Crump
City Manager
Status: Completed April 2003

St. Gabriel Catholic Church Ministry Center
Charlotte, North Carolina

Project Summary
In developing the Ministry Center the Church requested a multifunctional building to house a Child Development Center, 20,000 square feet of Office Space, and Meeting Area. The Ministry Center also contains the Church Library and a Carillon Tower.

The project included site reconfiguration to maximize parking and extensive landscaping.

Size: 30,000 square feet
Cost: $3,800,000
Owner: Diocese of Charlotte Pastoral Center
1123 South Church St.
Charlotte, NC 28203
Status: Completed in 1998