This is how gentrification works in Charlotte

There are pros and cons to the changes that happen when new, more wealthy residents move into a historically low-income neighborhood.
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There are pros and cons to the changes that happen when new, more wealthy residents move into a historically low-income neighborhood.

Ely Portillo covers local and state government for the Charlotte Observer, where he has previously written about growth, crime, the airport and a five-legged puppy. He grew up in Maryland and attended Harvard University.