The Ascent apartment tower under construction at Third and Poplar Streets, next to Romare Bearden Park on Thursday, March 10, 2016. More apartments than ever before are under construction in Charlotte, and yet rent is still going up fast. Many of them, like Ascent, are designed to be luxury apartments appealing to well-off renters.
The Ascent apartment tower under construction at Third and Poplar Streets, next to Romare Bearden Park on Thursday, March 10, 2016. More apartments than ever before are under construction in Charlotte, and yet rent is still going up fast. Many of them, like Ascent, are designed to be luxury apartments appealing to well-off renters. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
The Ascent apartment tower under construction at Third and Poplar Streets, next to Romare Bearden Park on Thursday, March 10, 2016. More apartments than ever before are under construction in Charlotte, and yet rent is still going up fast. Many of them, like Ascent, are designed to be luxury apartments appealing to well-off renters. David T. Foster III dtfoster@charlotteobserver.com
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