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for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 42 Issue 8, Aug 1984
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Bowman Gray and his wife Nathalie built their home, Graylyn Estate, on land purchased from Reynolda Inc. in 1925. The estate was given to the Bowman Gray Medical School in 1946, then to Wake Forest University in 1972. Following reconstruction after a 1980 fire, the building became Wake Forest's conference center.
After the University of North Carolina at Charlotte relocated north of Charlotte in 1961, the city's leadership recognized the potential for research and development growth there. The University Research Park, a 3,500-acre park located near the university, came into being. Current tenants include IBM, Dow Jones, and Union Oil of California.