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31716
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As the city of Raleigh continues to grow, it also changes and many of the old buildings are torn down. In this nostalgic article, Jim Chaney recalls landmark buildings, such as the Wake County Courthouse, the old Wachovia Bank Building, and the original headquarters for The News and Observer. He also discusses new developments in Raleigh.
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Carolina Country (NoCar HD 9688 N8 C38x), Vol. 4 Issue 1, Jan 1972, p17, il, por Periodical Website
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36262
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Promise noted in five profiled individuals, employed by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, also held a potential to enhance the quality of life. The research endeavors by these individuals promised to tackle issues such as obesity, colon cancer, emissions, and pavement quality.
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36291
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Built in 1899, the building once housing the Caffe Phoenix got a new lease on life, courtesy of developer magnates such as James Goodnight. Part of his vision for downtown Wilmington is it becoming the hub for tech startups and companies seeking office space in an urban area.
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36290
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A building part of downtown Fayetteville since the 1920s had received a new lease on life. The facility, formerly a site for businesses such as the Prince Charles Hotel, would now house apartments and offer retail space.
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36307
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The ELF—a conglomeration of a car, bike, and trike—intends to ease traveling in an increasingly urbanized world. Companies on a roll with this form of transportation include the profiled Organic Transit of Durham and its European counterpart, Schaeffler AG. Promotion of the product included these advantages: safer than a bicycle, more weather resistant than a scooter, and not subject to laws related to the electronic bike market.
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38171
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An interview with a former Clinton and Obama administrations housing official revealed a perception balancing optimism and realism. He suggests cities can generate progress through initiatives such as infrastructure growth from a responsible management of public assets. Progress can be assured in cities, he believes, by investing in these areas: innovation, infrastructure, and inclusion. As for the growing urban-rural divide, Katz proposes it can be overcome by intermediaries between what he called the core city and rural periphery.
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38185
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The linear park, initiated by the Mecklenburg County Greenway Master Plan, currently covers 47 miles of trails and wildlife habitat. Motives to stretch mileage to 95 miles by 2030 include younger workforce segments wanting connectivity and businesses wanting to build around the greenway. Incentives include a positive impact on individuals’ health and the metro’s economic health. Statistics attesting the impact already made include a 600% population growth since 1998 and 5.1 million square feet of office space planned or under construction in central Charlotte.