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1460
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Completed in the spring of 1992, NationsBank Corporate Center is a $300 million, 60-story statement of NationsBank's prominent role in making Charlotte the new banking capital of the South.
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North Carolina Home (NoCar NA 7235 N8 N32), Vol. 2 Issue 5, Oct 1993, p20-27, il
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1541
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The Historic Resources Committee of the American Institute of Architects' North Carolina chapter recently developed proposals for preserving and revitalizing the buildings and neighborhoods of the South Tryon St./South Boulevard area of Uptown Charlotte.
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North Carolina Architecture (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 40 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1992, p20-22, il
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1540
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Cesar Pelli, designer of the NationsBank Corporate Center in Charlotte, talks about his conceptualization and design of the building (considered the tallest building in the Southeast as measured by floors).
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North Carolina Architecture (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 40 Issue 6, Nov/Dec 1992, p10-13, il, por
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1543
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Hight, dean of the College of Architecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, critiques the city's modern architecture.
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North Carolina Architecture (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 40 Issue 4, July/Aug 1992, punnumbered, il, por
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2184
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Opened February 1, 1995, the New Charlotte Convention Center is the largest public building project in state history. The center, with a price tag of $148 million, is among the nation's twenty largest in terms of total exhibit space.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 45 Issue 3, Mar 1995, p12, il
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2859
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Charlotte's new convention center has doubled the business of its predecessor, hosting 285 events in 1995, compared to 87 events in 1994, and bringing $270 million to the metropolitan area. Nearly 350 events already are booked through the year 2010.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 6, June 1996, p16, il
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19230
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The state leads the nation in brick production, manufacturing and shipping 839 million bricks in 1983. Prevalence of brick also influenced the state's architecture with many of the state's talented designers choosing to work with this material. Some of the more recent architectural designs, especially in the Charlotte area, are highlighted.
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North Carolina Architect (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 32 Issue 3, May/June 1984, p24-29, il
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24213
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The author discusses the intricacies of demolishing old neighborhoods to rebuild them into modern homes and businesses. Simonini Builders Inc., based out of Charlotte, is the focus of this article.
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24298
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Charlotte has seen an increase in construction downtown recently, as businesses move into the region. Two banks, Bank-America Corp. and First Union Corp., are competing for the distinction of having the tallest buildings in the city. Both banks have big construction plans for the future.
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24742
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As a growing city, construction is a part of life in Charlotte. Architect David Furman has designed buildings and spaces in Charlotte since the 1990s when his firm, The Boulevard Company, became a development company. At first, he designed infill sites near Uptown, but since, he has designed the 1616 Center office building, housing communities for the homeless, and the Rail Trail in South End that follows the Light Rail tracks—all proposed with the community in mind.
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24961
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Since it first opened 60 years ago as the Charlotte Coliseum and Auditorium, Bojangles’ Coliseum has hosted many notable events.
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29146
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Queens Road West curves through Myers Park, a century-old neighborhood that runs south from Uptown Charlotte. Covering the stately homes and manicured lawns are the giant willow oaks that form a cathedral over street. A century ago, Myers Park was a treeless cotton farm outside the city limits, but when John Nolen was given free reign to create something different, Nolen designed sweeping treescapes to match the gentle topography.
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29648
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Charlotte, North Carolina's city center is progressing in the historic Southend neighborhood, bringing with it mass transit, upscale dining, and increased visitors.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 65 Issue 12, Dec 2007, p58-61, por
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30339
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The Bank of America building in downtown Charlotte is an extraordinary monument to modern banking, and also houses a collection of artifacts on the sixtieth floor. The artifacts are antique mechanical toy penny banks made of cast-iron.
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Carolina Banker (HG 2153 N8 C66), Vol. 91 Issue 1, Spring 2012, p23-24, il
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31438
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Five geographic icons of Charlotte’s past are highlighted in this article, the Barringer Hotel, the Ivey’s building, Suttle’s Swim Club, Thompson’s Bootery and Bloomery, and McDonalds Cefeteria.
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