In 1970, courts ordered busing for integration for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. By the mid-1970s West Charlotte High was hailed as a national example of integration. By 2005 it had resegregated. What happened? Book review.
This is an exercise in imagination. Imagine that the large rail yard along North Tryon Street magically went away. What should go on that land? That’s the challenge a UNC Charlotte urban design professor gave to her class.
In today’s knowledge-based economy, how can rural communities in the Charlotte area use and strengthen the traditional regional linkages? With a grant from The Duke Endowment, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute will explore that question.