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Community Spotlight: Modern Meadowmont
Chapel Hill community mixes old with new

by Danielle Jackson

 

Situated on more than 400 wooded acres near the heart of Chapel Hill lies Meadowmont, a neighborhood that’s as modern as it is rooted in history. The community — developed in 1999 by Chapel Hill-based East West Partners — is a living tribute to its namesake, a 20,000-square-foot Georgian Revival home that sits just above the sprawling neighborhood.

 

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Hip to be square
Chapel Hill’s landmark University Square rooted in history

by Bill Stockard

 

Betty Kenan remembers getting a phone call from her husband, Frank, in 1976 about some vacant retail space at University Square. “Frank called and said, ‘If you want to do that shop you’ve been talking about, I have some space I’ll rent you,’ ” she recalls.

 

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Fine art
N.C. Museum of Art expands space, collections

by Danielle Jackson

 

When it opened to the public in 1956, the North Carolina Museum of Art was housed in a renovated state office building in downtown Raleigh. How times have changed.

 

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Hurricane Tracker: Just up from Charlotte

by Mike Sundheim

 

For 12 seasons, whenever a Carolina Hurricanes player was injured, the team would have to arrange a flight — often with connections — to bring a replacement to Raleigh from a city more than 500 miles away. Beginning this fall, all the Canes will need to do is make sure the new player knows the way to Interstate 85.

 

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