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Interviews from the Southern Oral History Program concerning Belmont (Charlotte, N.C.)

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Identifier: MS0599
Overview Interviews conducted for UNC-Chapel Hill's Southern Oral History Program that document the changing nature of the Belmont neighborhood of Charlotte, particularly in light of the destruction of the Piedmont Courts Housing Project in 2006 and the lack of affordable housing in the area.
Dates: 2006-2007

UNC Charlotte Honors College and Charlotte Action Research Project Interviews on Charlotte Neighborhoods

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Identifier: OH-CN
Overview This collection documents the history of several of Charlotte's inner core neighborhoods through the recollections of community members. Residents of Optimist Park, Washington Heights, and Druid Hills share their life stories and discuss their neighborhoods, offering insight into the significance of community, the human cost of neighborhood change, and the shifting landscape of affordable housing in Charlotte. As gentrification increases in Charlotte, a risk exists that the unique history of...
Dates: 2015 - 2017

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  • Subject: Neighborhoods -- North Carolina -- Charlotte X
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