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

Tired and feeling unheard, Howie Acres residents want solutions to keep homes

Aggressive investors and rising property taxes are just some of the concerns for residents of the northeast Charlotte neighborhood.
By Dante Miller | February 26, 2020

Protesters accuse Habitat for Humanity of gentrifying neighborhoods during affordable housing event

The handful of protesters interrupted Habitat Charlotte CEO during affordable housing event featuring author and activist Marc Lamont Hill.
By Nakisha Washington | March 13, 2019

Tenants react to vacate notice for Charlotte’s City North Business Center; some point to gentrification

Conversations about gentrification mainly focus on homes, but small businesses also feel the impacts. City North Business Center is Charlotte's latest example.
By Katrina Louis | March 12, 2019

Qcitymetro selected to host Report for America journalist to focus on gentrification and affordable housing

Qcitymetro is one of 60 news organizations selected to participate in Report For America’s national initiative to bolster reporting in […]
By QCity Metro Staff | January 17, 2019

Inside ‘The Nest,’ a North End space with high-speed Wi-Fi

Hosted by hygge coworking, the 1,000-square-feet space is being described as a “digital learning lab” with free, high-speed Wi-Fi, courtesy of Google Fiber.
By Glenn Burkins | May 9, 2018

Five Points business district gets new branding campaign

How does a historically black community embrace change without losing its cultural identity? For much of the last three years, […]
By Glenn Burkins | December 18, 2017

Camp North End: 4 reasons why you should take note

Developers announce new tenants and officially open the Boileryard for summertime fun.
By Michaela Duckett | July 19, 2017

Big plans for a small piece of land in Five Points

In an historically black neighborhood facing gentrification, community leaders hope to turn a vacant parcel into a space for community gatherings and outdoor events.
By Glenn Burkins | August 23, 2016