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From Model Ts to missiles to Millennials, new lives for old factory
- Feb 09, 2017
Take a photo tour of this 92-year-old Charlotte factory with a compelling history that includes auto-making and Cold War missiles.
Can’t wait for Blue Line Extension? Watch as it grows
- Aug 10, 2015
Can’t wait for the Blue Line Extension? Watch it grow, in this photo slideshow of construction along the 9.3-mile, $1.16 billion light rail project that will link UNC Charlotte to uptown Charlotte, South End and all the way to I-485.
A road runs through it: U.S. 21 tells the region's story
- Dec 10, 2013
Photographer Nancy Pierce's visual story of people and places along U.S. 21 offers a window into the way the road, like the region, has reinvented itself over time.
Mills on the mend
- Jul 10, 2013
A photo gallery from Nancy Pierce and Mae Israel showing the redevelopment of historic textile mills in Gastonia and Rock Hill. To read the related article, click here.
Beloved places in the Piedmont
Environmental art: A photo gallery
Historic landmark mid-century houses in Mecklenburg County
The death and (new?) life of troubled subdivisions
The allure of greenways, throughout the region
Photo journey through Uwharries hardwood forests