Rebuilding the Carolinas Urban-Rural Connection: Where do we go from here?

Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Two years ago, we set off on a journey to refamiliarize ourselves with the greater Charlotte region.

With funding from The Duke Endowment, the UNC Charlotte Urban Institute sought to understand how a cohesive region whose shared identity was once synonymous with the ethos of New South prosperity had splintered in recent decades. A thriving urban core diverged economically and culturally from the region’s more rural communities and small towns. 

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