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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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City wants subsidized housing in transit corridors, but developers haven’t responded (access required)

Developers haven't put up much subsidized housing near transit stations in South End. Photo by Payton Guion

In 2001, the city made a policy suggesting that of all apartment units within a half mile – walking distance – of public transit stations, 20 percent should be subsidized and available to those making no more than 60 percent of the area median income. But in the years since the light rail began stopping at the four main stations in South End – Bland Street, Carson Street, East/West and New Bern – developers haven’t lived up to the city’s hope.

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Publix coming to South End (access required)

CHARLOTTE – Publix, the Lakeland, Fla.-based grocery giant, said Thursday that it has signed a lease for a nearly 55,000-square-foot South End supermarket slated to open in late 2014. Maria Brous, spokeswoman for Publix, said that the start date for construction ...

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