Charlotte History

A look at some of Charlotte's most significant historical moments, places and people.


When Latta Left (July 2008)
The construction of Hotel Charlotte led to a bitter feud that caused one of the city's greatest business giants to close his local businesses and move to a competing city.

Before Westin Came Hotel Charlotte (June 2008)
In 1920, Charlotte was on its way to becoming the dominant textile center of the Carolinas. But business leaders worried about the city's reputation for poor hotel accommodations.

Loss Prevention (May 2008)
You think this subprime mess is bad?

Grounded Star (April 2008)
Actor was among Hollywood's best, but remained down to earth

Not Invited to the Party (March 2008)
All politics are local – and have a history of divisiveness

Oldie But Goodie (February 2008)
Man and his home mean a lot to Charlotte's history

Dearly Departed (December 2007)
Even when it was tiny, Charlotte's airport was vital 

Call Her Doctor (November 2007)
The South’s first female physician was a true pioneer

Big Time Now (September 2007)
It wasn’t too long ago that Charlotte was a small city

Dilworth for Sale (January 2005)
A land auction kicked off the development of Dilworth in 1891 


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