Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission

Darrel Williams on the Future of the Excelsior Club

August 27, 2020

Plans to rehabilitate the historic Excelsior Club are moving forward. As The Charlotte Post article below notes, the buyer of the property “has put out a call to action for a “dream team” of Black professionals to revitalize the site.”

Darrel Williams, founder of Neighboring Concepts, spoke with The Charlotte Post about his work on the revitalization of the Excelsior Club and what the building means to the African American community: “Darrel Williams’ task: Build the Excelsior Club’s future, nod to past