CHARLOTTE – Mecklenburg County has issued a building permit, valued at about $9.7 million, to Johnson C. Smith University for work on its 62,000-square-foot science center. The science center is being added to the JCSU campus to increase the school’s ...Read More »
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Ronald Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, is a man with a mission: to transform the 145-year-old historically black college into “Charlotte’s premier independent urban university.” The metamorphosis extends beyond the academic; it’s about bricks and mortar, too.Read More »
The developers of the proposed Mosaic Village mixed-use project have been granted $3.18 million from the Charlotte City Council to be used for parking and infrastructure improvements. The city’s financial contribution will include $3 million to fund the construction of ...Read More »
A public-private partnership that would bring more parking and other improvements to the West Trade Street corridor is one step closer to becoming reality. On Monday, the Charlotte City Council’s economic development committee recommended to the full council that it ...Read More »
In Mary Jones’s neighborhood near Johnson C. Smith University, the city of Charlotte is preparing to build a sidewalk. Although some homeowners might be excited about getting such a feature, Jones is not. This week, as construction crews did prep ...Read More »
The April 15 groundbreaking for the new Mosaic Village complex on Charlotte’s west side was a festive affair with a marching band, marquee tent and business and political leaders galore — and an unofficial job fair for Charlotte’s minority contractors. ...
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When state Sen. Malcolm Graham looks at Charlotte’s northwest corridor, he sees the intersection near Johnson C. Smith University as the “Trade and Tryon” of that area. To Charlotte City Councilman James Mitchell, the area could become a “Little Georgetown,” ...Read More »
The Charlotte City Council voted unanimously Monday to request approval from the state transportation department to enhance the Interstate 77 underpass on West Trade Street with colorful lights. The underpass lighting is a first step in a plan to revitalize ...Read More »
Sen. Malcolm Graham says he wants the “five-points” intersection near Johnson C. Smith University to become the “Trade and Tryon” of the city’s northwest corridor. Graham, of Charlotte, who also is the chairman of the Beatties Ford Road Task Force, ...Read More »
Just hours after the Democratic Party announced that Charlotte would host its 2012 national convention, the Levine Museum of the New South got a phone call. A national organization wanted to book the museum during the convention for a sit-down ...
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