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North Carolina has embarked on a mission to achieve balanced development in all rural and urban areas across the state and improve the living standards. The strategy employs a unified federal-state-regional approach through a Statewide Development Plan. The primary goal is the creation of a network of smaller urban clusters which, along with the larger cities, can maintain a balance to support a higher standard of living throughout the state.
Twenty miles north of Charlotte and home to Davidson College, the town of Davidson is the richest and best-educated in Mecklenburg County. Last year, a plan to sell public land to build a development called Luminous precipitated the formation of Save Davidson. The group is pledging to promote government transparency and preserve the town’s character.
Architect Kevin Kelley and developer Tony Pressley offered a historical area of Charlotte a gift whose value can’t be measured in credit card terminal swipes. Their labor of love, South End, was completed on a tight budget and in a smaller than expected square footage amount. Its popularity proved that less can be more.