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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.
In celebration of the magazine’s golden anniversary was acknowledging100 events, spanning over two centuries, which affected Charlotte. Included was George Washington’s visit (1791); gold’s discovery (1799); James K. Polk’s election as president (1845); Charlotte Female Institute’s founding (1857); Charlotte becoming a music recording hub (1936-1940); NoDa arts district’s founding (1990s); the election of Pat McCrory, the first Charlotte mayor to become governor (2012); election of Vi Lyle, the first black female to become mayor (2017).
; Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence
; Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
; Queens University of Charlotte
; Civil War
; Alexander, Annie Lowrie, 1864-1929
; Red Shirt Movement
; The Flood of 1916--Charlotte
; Camp Greene--History
; Graham, Billy
; Golden, Harry, 1902-1981
; Cash, W.J. (Wilbur Joseph), 1900-1941
; Hawkins, Reginald, 1923-2007
; Gantt, Harvey, 1943-
; McCrory, Patrick Lloyd, 1956-