Historic South End http://wfae.org en The Story Of 'Historic' South End (Rebroadcast) http://wfae.org/post/story-historic-south-end-rebroadcast <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte's South End wasn't always a hip, vibrant district of shops, restaurants and condos filled with young people that's currently thriving along the city's light rail line. The district right outside of Center City along South Boulevard got its start in the 1850's when the first railroad line came to Charlotte and cotton mills and neighborhoods like </span>Dilworth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> started to spring up around the rail corridor to house mill workers. But when the cotton mills moved out, South End turned into a vacant, barbed-wired and even dangerous wasteland. We'll talk to some of the people responsible for bringing it back to life about the history of the area from train to trolley to light rail. A look at the surprising story of 'Historic' South End from cotton mills to food trucks, when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 33924 at http://wfae.org The Story Of 'Historic' South End (Rebroadcast) The Story Of 'Historic' South End http://wfae.org/post/story-historic-south-end <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Charlotte's South End wasn't always a hip, vibrant district of shops, restaurants and condos filled with young people that's currently thriving along the city's light rail line. The district right outside of Center City along South Boulevard got its start in the 1850's when the first railroad line came to Charlotte and cotton mills and neighborhoods like </span>Dilworth<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> started to spring up around the rail corridor to house mill workers. But when the cotton mills moved out, South End turned into a vacant, barbed-wired and even dangerous wasteland. We'll talk to some of the people responsible for bringing it back to life about the history of the area from train to trolley to light rail. A look at the surprising story of 'Historic' South End from cotton mills to food trucks, when Charlotte Talks.</span></p><p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 04:00:00 +0000 30456 at http://wfae.org The Story Of 'Historic' South End The Surprising Story Of Charlotte's South End http://wfae.org/post/surprising-story-charlottes-south-end <p>Some of the hottest restaurants and hippest gatherings in Charlotte are just beyond Uptown, in the neighborhood known as South End.&nbsp; Developers have taken note: enough apartments are under construction to double South End's population by 2015.&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">City leaders say it's a shining example of what transit can do. But there's so much more to the story.</span></p><p></p><p> Mon, 10 Jun 2013 14:47:24 +0000 Julie Rose 28825 at http://wfae.org The Surprising Story Of Charlotte's South End