Addressing Gentrification In Charlotte
Charlotte is back in the boom business with growth and development now focusing on older neighborhoods. So what happens to those neighborhoods and their longtime residents when redevelopment comes rolling through? Areas in the urban core like Villa Heights, Biddleville and Cherry are experiencing an influx of newcomers and the style of housing going up is changing the character of those areas and driving prices up.
Pamela Wideman – Deputy Director of Neighborhood and Business Services, City of Charlotte
Mary Newsom – Associate Director, Urban & Regional Affairs, UNC Charlotte Urban Institute
Christopher Dennis – President of the Lockwood Community