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UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
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Charlotte's library through the decades
Letting rivers run wild again in Badin and Great Falls
The Sandhills AGInnovation Center promotes farming
Innovative agriculture connects farmers to urban centers
Knitting together a region with the Carolina Thread Trail
Transforming the South Fork of the Catawba River and its towns
- Sep 30, 2019
Cramerton has turned to the South Fork of the Catawba River, which once powered mills and was known as a hotbed of pollution, to help power the town's revival in the wake of the textile industry.
Downtown Shelby turns to music for a revival
Camp North End takes shape
- Aug 21, 2019
Camp North End, a major adaptive reuse project in Charlotte, is transforming a former Model T factory, warehouse and distribution site, missile plant and munitions dump into creative office, restaurant, brewery and retail space.
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Putting the urban in suburban
- Jun 18, 2019
Across Charlotte, developers are planning to add dense, mixed-use developments to parking lots at malls, shopping centers and office parks. See some of their plans, along with what's there now.