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City Council approves changes to Brooklyn Village agreement (access required)

CHARLOTTE – City Council members on Monday night wasted no time in approving changes to the interlocal agreement on Brooklyn Village, with a motion to approve and a second before Mayor Patsy Kinsey could even finish reading the agenda item. ...

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County appoints airport commissioners, rethinks Brooklyn Village development (access required)

Despite not yet having any real authority in the city, the Charlotte Douglas International Airport advisory commission last night gained its last four members. Interim Mayor Patsy Kinsey appointed three members and the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners appointed the final member, finalizing the 13-member oversight board.

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Spectrum Properties still interested in Marshall Park (access required)

It took only two years after a Charlotte City Council vote in the urban renewal-era year of 1961 for bulldozers to start wiping out the 80 years’ worth of the city’s history called Brooklyn. Today, going on 12 years after efforts began to bring housing, shopping and pedestrian traffic back to Second Ward – Charlotte’s government district, dominated by stern, institutional buildings – the vision of a reincarnated, well-rounded Brooklyn is still just that, a vision.

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