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Meet the Millers: The New Owners of the Wadsworth Estate

The Wadsworth Estate, nestled in the Historic Wesley Heights Neighborhood, has new owners. Mark and Alyson Miller moved into the historic home in October 2018. The house was designed in 1910 by the well-known Charlotte architect Louis Asbury. In 1911 the house was built by developer E.C. Griffith for the original owner George Pierce Wadsworth.

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Newcomers James Cass and Vida Harvey Impressed by the Character of Historic West End

James Cass and Vida Harvey are newcomers to the Historic West End neighborhood of Wesley Heights. They moved to the neighborhood in September of 2018. What pulled the couple to Wesley Heights was the character of the house, the neighborhood, and the neighbors.   What first captured the attention of Cass and Harvey was the

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Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center Serves As A Point of Community Connection

The Namesake The Wallace Pruitt Recreation Center has been providing recreational programming to the Historic West End since 2000. The small school site recreation center connected to Bruns Academy is living up to the legacy of its name as it continues to provide opportunities for the community to come together. The center was once named

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The Watkins Family Finds Community Culture in the Historic West End

To understand the character and history of a neighborhood, the stories of those who lived there are important to hear. For one Historic West End resident, the sense of community found in the neighborhood of Seversville has always been an important characteristic that makes the Historic West End special. Long time resident Annetta Watkins grew

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LATIBAH West End Talks brings new take on community meetings

LATIBAH West End Talks is revamping the community meeting concept in the Historic West End with a four-part panel series that blends information sharing with partying for a purpose. T’Afo Feimster, Founder & Director of LATIBAH Collard Green Museum, felt the need to bring a new approach to sharing information among Historic West End residents

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Open Streets 704 comes to Historic West End

  Open Streets 704 is coming to the Historic West End on September 30! Four miles of street stretching from Historic West End to South End will be shut down and turned into a park. Bikes and pedestrians will rule the Open Streets route. (Click here to see the route.) The Historic West End to

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National Night Out Historic West End

A night with neighbors, family, and community police officers was the scene at Bruns Academy on the evening of August 7. Free food and music set the mood for this joyful event all about coming together as a stand against crime. The National Night Out website states that it is an annual community-building campaign that

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Traffic Alert || Multiple Closure Notices Communicated: July 2, 2018

Updates from Charlotte Department of Transportation The following closures and detour routes will work in conjunction with the current Trade Street closures that are in effect. The detour route for W. Trade Street is being expanded from Rozzelles Ferry / Beatties Ford Rd. (5 Points Intersection) to Caldwell St.   This closure is necessary for conduit installation, storm

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Looking Beyond the Signs

Zoning signs are only one part of influencing neighborhood development In a previous newsletter, we shared an overview of how community members can influence development throughout the zoning process. In the write-up Events, Signs, & Meetings we touched on the importance of keeping your eyes peeled for yellow rezoning signs in your neighborhood. We also highlighted the

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