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With increasing populations and deterioration of old buildings, a revitalization of North Carolina's downtowns are proposed; however, it will take a lot of convincing to get started.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 24 Issue 5, Feb 1958, p1-7
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17975
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With the call for downtown revitalization, several large North Carolina cities have begun programs of development.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 25 Issue 6, Mar 1959, p2-5, il, f
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25508
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Vivian Howard’s restaurant, Chef & the Farmer, and TV show, A Chef’s Life, have helped boost Kinston’s local businesses.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 6, November 2015, p134-148, il, por, map Periodical Website
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25512
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Located in a former hotel on South Elm Street, Table 16 offers diners a view of the resurrection of downtown Greensboro.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 83 Issue 6, November 2015, p202-210, por, map Periodical Website
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28574
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The North Carolina Motor Speedway, known as The Rock, was once a popular circuit for stock-car racing in Rockingham. As stock-car memories fade, Ashley-Michelle Thublin and other young professionals are working to revitalize Rockingham and make its downtown more appealing.
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Durham Mayor Bill Bell has attempted to reduce poverty and revitalize inner-city neighborhoods for the past sixteen years. During this time, Durham’s downtown has seen a renaissance but the poverty rate has risen. A new initiative called Transformation in Ten is a coordinated effort to address the causes and symptoms of poverty, including housing, finance, jobs, public safety, health and education.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 22, June 2017, p10-17, il, por, map Periodical Website
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29567
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Long overshadowed by its sister cities, Raleigh and Chapel Hill, Durham, North Carolina has developed its own image as the Bull City. From its humble origins as a railway depot to its height as a tobacco boomtown, Durham was built by and for working people. Durham has grown over the years, revitalized its downtown atmosphere, and continues to attract visitors to its city.
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31116
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Carolina Planning regularly publishes a feature highlighting projects from members of the North Carolina Chapter of the American Planning Association (NCAPA). This year’s submissions focus on community planning initiatives that utilize a wide range of collaborations, ranging from updated citizen engagement techniques, partnering with the NC Department of Transportation to slow traffic and create a pedestrian street environment, and a variety of intergovernmental collaborations.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 39 Issue , 2014, p43-51, il
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31211
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Ducker surveys state legislation that impacts planning activities in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia. Legislative topics range from, Housing, zoning and building codes to energy issues and radioactive waste disposal.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 7 Issue 2, Fall 1981, p22-28, il
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31342
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Author Emily Harris asks what it means to the city that the Charlotte Observer newspaper is moving from its 9 acre downtown lot, where it has been since the beginning of the 1970’s, to leased offices.
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32674
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R. Phillip Hanes, Jr. is chairman of his father’s company, Hanes Dye and Finishing Company, and founder of AMPERSAND, Incorporated. AMPERSAND is a consulting firm serving primarily nonprofit organizations in the arts, charities, professions, and public affairs divisions of corporations. This article discusses Hanes’ background, company, his efforts in arts management, and Winston-Salem’s downtown renewal.
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The small and eclectic town of Albemarle, located in Stanly County near the Uwharrie Mountains, has a proud history but faces an uncertain future. Historic buildings on Main Street, such as the Alameda Theater, may be some of Albemarle’s most attractive assets. Downtown transformations and new programs opening at Pfeiffer University are anticipated to attract residents and tourists to the town.
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How to boost holistic success for Cumberland County a decade down the road had been planned by groups such as Fayetteville’s Economic Development Alliance. Planned was development and improvement of the Cape Fear Botanical Garden, Airborne and Special Operations Museum, historic downtown center, Arts Council, minor league baseball stadium, Civil War History Center, and Performing Arts Center.
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36198
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A lot of renovation work was invested in the transformation of a parking lot into a city park. Including elements such as a clock, type of tree imported from Italy, and Spartanburg County medallion map made the ten year venture a labor of love.
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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.