When the Villa East Apartments opened in 1973, they were advertised as an adult's only playground. Today, the apartments are mostly for seniors.  "I have people who used to live here come by and tell me about all the wild parties they used to have here," said Villa East property manager Louise Bentel.
When the Villa East Apartments opened in 1973, they were advertised as an adult's only playground. Today, the apartments are mostly for seniors. "I have people who used to live here come by and tell me about all the wild parties they used to have here," said Villa East property manager Louise Bentel.
When the Villa East Apartments opened in 1973, they were advertised as an adult's only playground. Today, the apartments are mostly for seniors. "I have people who used to live here come by and tell me about all the wild parties they used to have here," said Villa East property manager Louise Bentel.

Charlotte's first big apartment boom was in 1972. Here's what it looked like.

May 17, 2018 08:41 AM