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Renovation Report: George E. Davis House (access required)

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In the six score and three years since it was built, the Dr. George E. Davis House has undergone a few changes. Built in 1890, the house was added to in the early 1900s and given a brick façade in the 1920s, according to the Mecklenburg County Historic Landmark Commission. Since then, the house near the campus of Johnson C. Smith University has fallen into disrepair.

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Renovation Report: Camden Sedgebrook (access required)

Camden Property Trust is in the process of renovating each of the 368 units at Camden Sedgebrook.  Photo by Payton Guion

With each new apartment project that pops up around Charlotte during this boom, the existing product only becomes more tired. So even though Camden Sedgebrook is only 15-years-old in human years, in apartment years, it’s ancient. Newer apartment communities were making it increasingly difficult for Sedgebrook to compete for tenants.

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Renovation Report: Southside Homes (access required)

At Southside Homes, 136 units are getting roofing improvements.  Photo by Payton Guion

The Charlotte Housing Authority is the city’s public-housing organization responsible for putting roofs over the heads of people who may otherwise have trouble affording a place to live in the city. The thing about putting roofs over heads, though, is that those roofs must be in good condition.

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Renovation Report: TCBY Davidson (access required)

TCBY in Davidson replaced a failed yogurt shop and held its grand opening on Saturday. Photo by Payton Guion

When Sam Batt was looking for space to add a TCBY store in Davidson, he didn’t have to use much imagination. With frozen yogurt stores popping up like Internet ads, Batt, a TCBY franchisee, was able to find a storefront at 610 Jetton St. in the space of a former Red Mango, yet another frozen yogurt shop.

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