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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.
Google Earth image shows Henderson Oaks Drive is next to a large industrial-use site.

‘Repackaged Urban Renewal’? Research examines Charlotte starter-home neighborhoods

Two researchers conclude in a new article that many starter-home subdivisions in Charlotte, often built in industrial areas, saw neighborhood decline.

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