Our Community

Celebrated for its legacy, personality, and potential, the Historic West End is an 8.8 mile historic African American corridor. A gem on the edge of Uptown Charlotte, it is home to some of the city's longest standing black-owned businesses and communities. Committed to the continued progress of the corridor and its residents, Historic West End Partners leads the effort for the commercial district's advancement.

Our Mission

Historic West End Partners is a grassroots 501(c)(3) business district organization. Established in 2010, it is our mission to advocate for cultural preservation and economic development stimulation in the Historic West End. Through our partnerships with businesses, residents, institutions, property owners, and investors we're contributing to a vibrant future for West End families and entrepreneurs. Interested in living, launching, or investing in the corridor? Please contact us at historicwestendpartners@gmail.com.

Our Board of Directors

The Historic West End Partners is advised by an active and experienced team of community stakeholders and partners. Collectively, they influence intentional development in the Historic West End and implement innovative solutions to the corridor's challenges. We are grateful for the guidance and contribution of our board of directors and staff shown below.

Mike Griffin

Mike Griffin

Nancy Stroud

Nancy Stroud

Bernetta Powell

Bernetta Powell

Coretta Livingston

Coretta Livingston

Eric Orozco

Eric Orozco

Erika Troutman

Erika Troutman

Fred Dodson

Fred Dodson

Gene Flavors

Gene Flavors

Henry Stepp

Henry Stepp

Linwood O. Foust

Linwood O. Foust

Rev. Mildred McCullough

Rev. Mildred McCullough

Robert Corbett

Robert Corbett

Shannon Hughes

Shannon Hughes

Terik Tidwell

Terik Tidwell

STAFF

J'TANYA ADAMS

J'TANYA ADAMS