Fact Friday

Fact Friday 300 - The Plaza Theater

Fact Friday 300 - The Plaza Theater

Happy Friday! By the early-1940’s “street car stops” were common in Charlotte. They were found in suburban areas across the city at the end of a line or at a...

Fact Friday 300 - The Plaza Theater

Happy Friday! By the early-1940’s “street car stops” were common in Charlotte. They were found in suburban areas across the city at the end of a line or at a...

Fact Friday 299 - Juneteenth

Fact Friday 299 - Juneteenth

    Happy Friday! The Charlotte Museum of History is excited that Chris and the team at 704 Shop have invited us to power their Fact Friday series! This edition,...

Fact Friday 299 - Juneteenth

    Happy Friday! The Charlotte Museum of History is excited that Chris and the team at 704 Shop have invited us to power their Fact Friday series! This edition,...

Fact Friday 298 - Center Theatre

Fact Friday 298 - Center Theatre

Happy Friday!   Located at 1427, East Morehead Street, the 900-seat Center Theatre was built by H.B. Meiselman Theaters and opened on October 7, 1948 with the film “The Saxon...

Fact Friday 298 - Center Theatre

Happy Friday!   Located at 1427, East Morehead Street, the 900-seat Center Theatre was built by H.B. Meiselman Theaters and opened on October 7, 1948 with the film “The Saxon...

Fact Friday 297 - The Capri Theater

Fact Friday 297 - The Capri Theater

Happy Friday! The Capri Theatre opened on October 16, 1964, with 995 seats. A contest was held where local residents submitted potential names over the summer. The opening film was...

Fact Friday 297 - The Capri Theater

Happy Friday! The Capri Theatre opened on October 16, 1964, with 995 seats. A contest was held where local residents submitted potential names over the summer. The opening film was...

Fact Friday 296 - JCSU + UNC Charlotte Collaborate to Virtually Recreate Black Neighborhoods

Fact Friday 296 - JCSU + UNC Charlotte Collabor...

Happy Friday! A project spearheaded by Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) aims to create a virtual reconstruction of Charlotte’s African American neighborhoods before the displacement brought by “urban renewal” projects...

Fact Friday 296 - JCSU + UNC Charlotte Collabor...

Happy Friday! A project spearheaded by Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU) aims to create a virtual reconstruction of Charlotte’s African American neighborhoods before the displacement brought by “urban renewal” projects...

Fact Friday 295 - King's College

Fact Friday 295 - King's College

Personal grooming and personality development were part of the curriculum in 1945. THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER Happy Friday! Established in 1901 and a fixture in Elizabeth since the 1950s, King’s College (formerly...

Fact Friday 295 - King's College

Personal grooming and personality development were part of the curriculum in 1945. THE CHARLOTTE OBSERVER Happy Friday! Established in 1901 and a fixture in Elizabeth since the 1950s, King’s College (formerly...