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Welcome to the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

We are a nonpartisan, applied research and community outreach institute at UNC Charlotte, seeking solutions to the social, economic and environmental challenges facing our communities.
Oct 22, 2014, Chuck McShane
Since the housing crash of 2008, there’s been talk about Americans downsizing and Millennials rejecting large lawns and big houses. But recently released U.S. Census data show that in the Charlotte area, homes only got bigger after 2000.
Oct 23, 2014, Ruth Ann Grissom
Nature's Notebook
Oct 15, 2014, Mary Newsom
Commentary
Oct 08, 2014,
Claire Apaliski
Diane Gavarkavich
Education
Sep 29, 2014, Lauren Zachary
Education
Sep 24, 2014, John Chesser
Demographics
PlanCharlotte

Welcome to the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute

 

Visit the institute’s resources

PlanCharlotte.org
Charlotte Regional Indicators
 

Photo gallery: A road runs through it

PlanCharlotte.org Photo: Nancy Pierce
U.S. 21 offers a window into the way the road, like the region, has reinvented itself over time.. See more photos here..