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What should Charlotte look like? (access required)

The outside area of the Common Market in South End was cited by panelists as a good example of appealing urban design. The market, which offers deli sandwiches, beer and wine, is considered a  hip place to hang out. Photo courtesy of Charlotte Center City Partners.

Shaping development in a booming Charlotte is a tricky proposition and will take a uniting of businesses, academic institutions, municipal governments, citizens and others to do it successfully, a panel of planners, architects and others said last week. The pitfall ...

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Stormwater ordinance changes approved (access required)

storm water runoff

The Charlotte City Council approved revisions to a post-construction stormwater ordinance that city officials say will increase redevelopment project fees 9 percent while providing environmental benefits in area watersheds. No one opposed the revisions during a public hearing Monday night ...

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