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Cherry’s last stand? Historic neighborhood fights rezoning petition (access required)

Cherry’s last stand? Historic neighborhood fights rezoning petition <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – Cherry was founded in the late 1800s as Charlotte’s first workforce housing, a neighborhood for skilled and unskilled black laborers. That’s the history, and history is key to the present and future of the city’s second-oldest traditionally black ...

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City Council approves historic designation for Louise Cotton Mill (access required)

City Council approves historic designation for Louise Cotton Mill <span class="dmcss_key_icon"><img alt="(access required)" src="/files/2013/10/lock1.png" border=0/></span>

CHARLOTTE – The Charlotte City Council on Monday night voted unanimously to grant the Louise Cotton Mill a historic designation, which allows a developer to begin a revitalization project to bring multifamily to the Plaza Midwood site. Richmond, Va.-based Clachan ...

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South End by southwest (access required)

Call it what you want, but South End, which was largely carved out of an industrial, railroad-crossed section of westernmost Dilworth in the 1990s, when people thought developer Tony Pressley might be a little nutty, is now rapidly spreading far beyond the traditional boundaries of its historic district.

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Landmarks Commission delays possible demolition a year on century-old Dilworth home (access required)

Nelson Casstevens has run his law firm out of a century-old for nearly 30 years. But the lawyer, looking to hang up his briefcase and throw out his legal pad, has found a buyer interested in his property and appears eager to sell. The buyer just isn’t interested in the house on that property, so Casstevens has filed a certificate to demolish the house.

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Redeveloping the area’s textile mills can come with snags (access required)

The Charlotte area could soon see two more historic textile mills undergo a facelift and go from vacant to back in use. Plans are under way to restore and renovate Mecklenburg and Johnston Mills, NoDa properties that have been eyesores ...

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