Oaklawn Park pins hopes on ‘historic’ status to protect against gentrification
The West End neighborhood would join six other Charlotte communities as historic districts.
By Emiene Wright | March 6, 2020
Knight Foundation pledges new money for Historic West End
The three-year grant will pay to jump-start community-driven programming at Five Points Plaza, a public space soon to be built near Johnson C. Smith University in Historic West End.
By Glenn Burkins | February 10, 2020
3 Charlotte universities unite to promote ‘racial healing’ in community
The effort by Johnson C. Smith University, Queens University of Charlotte and UNC Charlotte is part of a larger initiative.
By Glenn Burkins | January 29, 2020
Historic West End church slated to become condos
The predominately black neighborhoods that surround the church near uptown Charlotte are facing rapid gentrification as young professionals move in.
By Glenn Burkins | December 16, 2019
Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End
Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage in one of Charlotte's most rapidly changing communities.
By Glenn Burkins | December 1, 2019
West Side Community Land Trust unveils plans for its first affordable home
The project will involve moving a small home from the affluent Sedgefield neighborhood all the way to Enderly Park in west Charlotte.
By Glenn Burkins | November 25, 2019
Knight Foundation gives $700,000 for projects focused on Historic West End
The new funding of nine projects brings the foundation's total investment in West Charlotte to over $5 million since 2015.
By QCity Metro Staff | October 23, 2019