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WEST END SPOTLIGHT

West Trade/Rozzelles Ferry CNIP Construction Underway 

There are various construction projects going on in the West End. The Comprehensive Neighborhood Improvement Program shares insights and updates about a few construction projects underway in the West Trade/Rozzelles Ferry area. Click on the "Read More" button to find out all the details.

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WEST END AROUND THE WEB 

Explore more articles from around the web that tell the story of West End.

A gentrifying part of Charlotte gets a new, $5.5 million plaza. Here's a first look


Knight Foundation pledges new money for Historic West End

Qcitymetro launches new initiative for Historic West End

West Side Community Land Trust unveils plans for its affordable home

Knight Foundation gives $700,000 for projects focused on Historic West End
ANNOUNCEMENT 

$394,200 INVESTMENT WILL SUPPORT VIBRANT PUBLIC LIFE IN WEST END

 
On Feb. 10, 2020, Charlotte City Council voted to accept a $394,200 grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to support programming at Five Points Plaza. The grant will help fund City- and community-hosted events in and effort to increase community connections among residents and support equitable development in Charlotte's West End. The investment will provide funding for:
  • Programs and events co-created and designed with the community, which will include fitness, music, entertainment, vendors and more
  • A part-time event coordinator to manage activities in the plaza and work collaboratively with the community
  • Consultants who specialize in community engagement, building capacity and equitable public space management
  • A partnership with Johnson C. Smith University to hire student ambassadors for the plaza and its activities
  • Resources and marketing materials to support and promote the project
  • A WiFi network in the plaza for educational and training purposes
The plaza is under construction and is expected to be open at the end of 2020
Questions?

Please contact Lamar Davis, project manager, at fldavis@charlottenc.gov or 704-315-7609.
 

WEST END EVENTS

Check out upcoming events in the West End!

 

Friday, February 14th Saturday, February 15th Sunday, February 16th Monday, February 17th Wednesday, February 19th Thursday, February 20th  Friday, February 21st
Full list of February events at WestEndCLT.com/Events.
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