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Do you live in or know anyone who lives in the North Charlotte/Mallard Creek area? This is the site of the Siloam School and the Charlotte Museum of History is interested in hearing from these communities for the museum’s virtual Save Siloam School Project Engagement Session this Thursday, August 19, at 5:30 pm. No matter where you live, please consider attending this virtual meeting to hear updates and provide feedback on this exciting project.

Register Here: Save Siloam School Project Engagement Session

Siloam School


August 13, 2021

Something to think about over your weekend:

“What does it mean when significant structures are torn down so quickly? . . . In addition to the disorientation that comes with such quick changes, we also miss out on the chance to see old buildings reborn. There’s no way to know which decrepit manufacturing facility might be the next Optimist Hall in 50 years, or whether an old factory and warehousing site could be the future Camp North End.”

For more: Here and gone: When major buildings don’t even make it to middle age

 


August 10, 2021

Another adaptive reuse project is in the works in Charlotte – this time on Wilkinson Boulevard. New life is coming to the old Park-N-Shop grocery store property as plans for it to become office space move forward. We believe in giving old buildings a second chance and we’re grateful when developers agree.

For More: “See inside the renovation of the iconic Park-N-Shop grocer

 


August 9, 2021

Levine Museum of the New South has just launched an app where you can explore historic Charlotte sites either remotely or on location. First up is the historic Brooklyn neighborhood. Download the KnowCLT app and start exploring today! 🎉


August 5, 2021

If you’re looking for a place to grab lunch or dinner, give The Open Kitchen a try. Established in 1952, this historic Italian restaurant has been a constant in a city of change. Check it out – enjoy some delicious pizza and support a historic business at the same time!

For more: “Charlotte’s first pizza restaurant stays true to its roots almost 70 years later