Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

The Revitalization of the Brooklyn Neighborhood

May 13, 2020

Charlotte Magazine recently discussed The Brooklyn Collective’s initiative to renovate what is left of Brooklyn, “a historic black community razed and redeveloped in a series of urban renewal projects in the 1960s and ’70s.” Designated landmarks Grace AME Zion Church and Mecklenburg Investment Company Building still stand and the article explores efforts to restore the buildings “as it honors the property’s, and Brooklyn’s, history.”

For more: “Can Developers Honor Brooklyn’s Past as They Build Its Future?