The historic Billingsville Rosenwald School is getting a much needed facelift. Founded in 1927, the brick building on Leroy Street in the Grier Heights neighborhood is undergoing a $500,000 renovation that will maintain the historical accuracy of the school’s importance ...Read More »
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Self-Help helps others, not itself: Durham-based national nonprofit works quietly to revitalize Grier Heights
CHARLOTTE – It takes a lot of self-help – lower-case – to revitalize a neighborhood like Grier Heights with affordable housing, and so far Self-Help – capitalized – has been there, quietly but most helpfully. The Center for Community Self-Help, ...
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GRIER HEIGHTS – Wells Fargo & Co. on Monday gave $100,000 to a Charlotte nonprofit to help revitalize this historically black neighborhood near where East 7th Street becomes Monroe Road. CrossRoads Corp. for Affordable Housing and Community Development is one ...
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GRIER HEIGHTS – Elizabeth Heights, the affordable new neighborhood within this historically black neighborhood that is trying to free itself of a bad rep, is off to a ripsaw-roaring start toward its 36-house urban revitalization goal. Four of the first ...
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CHARLOTTE — The first eight homes will open this week — three of which are already under contract — in Elizabeth Heights a planned, 36-house, urban-revitalization project in the distressed, historically black Charlotte neighborhood of Grier Heights. “Getting these eight houses ...Read More »
Exterior construction is nearing completion and interior work is under way on the first eight homes of a planned 36-house urban revitalization project in Grier Heights, a distressed, historically black neighborhood in Charlotte.Read More »