Sorting Out Charlotte with Dr. Tom Hanchett

Providence United Methodist Church 2810 Providence Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina

Today’s top local issues — school boundaries, affordable housing, gentrification — are often shaped by Charlotte’s neighborhood geography. How did Charlotte develop its current ”wedge and crescent” pattern of wealth in the south, less prosperity across the center of the county? Community historian Dr. Tom Hanchett returns to explore that sometimes surprising story, based on […]