Below are articles about Mecklenburg County or about the whole metropolitan region.
Would Mecklenburg County’s farmers markets have more impact if they worked together? Would that give more people access to local foods? Would it help farmers? A Charlotte study looks for answers.
As local foods from local farms grow more popular, some in Mecklenburg explore whether to push for a voluntary agricultural district to help local farmers. Only 12 N.C. counties lack one.
With growth continuing apace, planning commissioners are urging a speedier process for retooling Charlotte’s new zoning ordinance.
As Charlotte explores how to reorganize and update its development ordinances into one Unified Development Ordinance, the question arises whether the city also needs a new comprehensive plan.
A workshop Dec. 5 will ask Charlotteans to envision what they want their community to look like.
How can we stop design and planning mistakes from damaging our city? Part 2 in a series of illustrated essays on urban design. Commentary from David Walters.
Another neighborhood, this time in West End, will showcase its potential with a day of pop-up improvements.
Christ Lutheran Church will offer a free livestream viewing of author Matthew Desmond’s lecture Sept. 27. Hundreds are on the wait list for the lecture; this offers the chance to see it as it happens.
What would famous urban observer Jane Jacobs advise Charlotte in 2017? We asked local planners and city thinkers.
As the Charlotte region urbanizes, scientists from UNC Charlotte describe how they’ll use a Gaston County site as a long-term observatory to monitor natural systems.
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