HELT Design continues our longstanding work with change makers and visionaries in our community. Rob Pressley was recently featured on WCNC Charlotte as momentum to bringing trolley service back to Belmont picks up speed. Rob discusses the innovation involved in bringing the Belmont Trolley back to life. HELT was initially tasked with designing a trolley barn to house one trolley. That scope has expanded to house three trolley cars that have come from prior lives in Porto, Athens, and [...]
HELT Design's Principal, Tim Johnston, was recently featured on the most recent episode of the “Building Belmont Podcast” hosted by Keanu Trujillo. In the episode Tim and Keanu discuss what originally brought Tim to the Charlotte area, the rich history of both the town of Belmont and HELT Design, and how the firm has been building a legacy for future generations. Listen to the episode (25 mins) on Spotify HERE or watch on YouTube HERE.
Helt was mentioned in multiple media outlets as we work in concert with Pharr’s real estate development division in the heart of downtown McAdenville, NC. We’re thrilled to provide design services for the Dynamo 31 complex. The project will both transform and revitalize the 100+ year old historically significant landmark and breathe new life into the space. We developed the Dynamo 31 name through our “building as a brand” approach that captures the essence of the broader brand within [...]
In June of 2019, C.L. Helt, Architect, led by Tim Johnston, transferred its growing operations from the buzzy center of Charlotte to the quaint, historic town of Belmont. Leaving the 15th largest city in the U.S. for a town of barely 12,000 inhabitants was an unusual move, but it was the perfect choice for the growing design firm. The location has helped Johnston and his team recruit talent, manage both modern ground-up and historic reuse projects across the U.S., [...]