CURS Director Bill Rohe in Atlanta Journal-Constitution

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February 9, 2015

Bill Rohe, director of the Center for Urban and Regional Studies, was quoted today in an Atlanta Journal-Constitution article “Charlotte’s strength lies at its core,” which is part of a series comparing metro Atlanta’s recovery to that of other Southern cities.

In the article by Michael Kanell, Rohe recalled a city planners’ conference in Charlotte almost 25 years ago during which “’there was nothing but griping about what a soul-less place it was. It was horrible.’” Now, Rohe went on to say, the reaction would be different.

Read more about Charlotte’s emergence as a regional economic and cultural powerhouse in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution article.