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Cansler & Cansler records concerning Myers Park residential zoning

 Collection
Identifier: MS0338
Overview Materials from the case files of a Charlotte law firm documenting the lawsuit of Brenizer v. Stephens, et al., in an effort to remove residential restrictions on property in the Myers Park neighborhood of Charlotte. Includes correspondence, court documents, clippings, photographs, and maps.

Charlotte Historic District Commission photographic slides and newsletters

 Collection
Identifier: MS0482
Scope and Contents A collection of slides, photographs, documenting historic neighborhoods in Charlotte, North Carolina. There are some negatives, newletters, and photographs among the materials. A great deal of the slides are not labeled and were not sorted by subject by the donor.

Stephens Company minute book

 Collection — Oversize Box: 1 [F09.075.03.07]
Identifier: MS0363
Overview Minute book of the Stephens Company, which owned and developed the property that became Myers Park, Charlotte, NC

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

 Collection
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...