2 townhome projects set for Historic West End

The townhomes, priced in the high $300,000s, are the latest in a string of projects slated for the historically Black community.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2021

This $30,000 Historic West End mural project is up for grabs

The City of Charlotte is seeking a local artist to honor Historic West End with a mural as part of the city's placemaking program.
By Katrina Louis | December 22, 2020

Quest for affordable housing: For 2 ‘shotgun’ homes in First Ward, a new life awaits

The structures, rich in Black history, will be used to supplement affordable housing in the city's Lakeview neighborhood.
By Glenn Burkins | December 8, 2020

Gold Line extension set to open in early 2021

The Phase 2 project will add 2.5 miles (and 11 stops) to the 1.5-mile route that opened in 2015.
By Glenn Burkins | December 7, 2020

E-Fix Development Corp. breaks ground on commercial project in West End business district

JPMorgan Chase & Co. will anchor the property once home to the original McDonald’s Cafeteria at the corner of Beatties Ford Road and LaSalle Street.
By Katrina Louis | November 20, 2020

HotBox Next Level Kitchen to plant roots in Historic West End

The Concord eatery is part of the growing number of businesses backed by Historic West End Partners.
By Katrina Louis | November 10, 2020

JCSU awarded $100,000 grant to help remote learning

Students will receive laptops to help with virtual learning as the historically Black university remains close due to the Covid-19 outbreak.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 4, 2020

Organizers host an information day spotlighting Historic West End

The idea for a community cookout grew into a gathering to connect the people and initiatives associated with the Beatties Ford Road corridor.
By Janey Tate | October 21, 2020

2 deaths, 68 confirmed Covid-19 cases linked to event at west Charlotte church

People traveled from several states to attend events Oct. 4-11 at the United House of Prayer for All People. Health officials are encouraging attendees to get tested.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 21, 2020

In Historic West End, neighbors bond and learn community history on slow, Sunday walks

The idea for a "West Side Walk and Talk" had been percolating for years, but then came the long, hot summer of 2020.
By Emiene Wright | October 20, 2020