Category Archives: N.C.

Fri 12/4/15

Huntersville, N.C.–Is this a palm tree in North Carolina?  (On the outskirts of the Old Vermillion neighborhood.)  On a different street nearby, here is a nice sized lot enclosed by an old-fashioned metal fence.  Next to it, I like this … Continue reading

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Thu 8/9/12

(just outside) Charlotte, N.C.–Buckleigh development–quite the cookie-cutter n’hood.  Well, the entrance looked promising; here’s a playground; woods with a path right across from the playground.  Here’s the back-end exit of the development. Heading north on John Russell Rd., a plant … Continue reading

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Sat 7/7/12

outside (west of) Mooresville, N.C.–Queen’s Cove—big houses and yards here; some are waterfront, but you can’t tell from the street.  I like these Victorian-style McMansions.  Pasture with a horse (or two) right outside this development.  Just up the road, this … Continue reading

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Sun 6/17/12

Mooresville, N.C.–Lowe’s headquarters, which has a gated entrance. Waterlynn—the entrance; some TND elements (alleys with garages facing back in a few areas); mostly single-family homes with garages facing front though; raised (and fenced) front yards in one area; a corner … Continue reading

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Sat 6/16/12

Mooresville, N.C.–Mount Mourne section (southern part of town)–Station 115–a TND consisting of 88 townhomes (per website NextDoor.com)–here’s the entrance; mailboxes lined up.  I don’t care for the front yards with walkways, although I like the ones with the porches on … Continue reading

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Thu 6/14/12

Davidson, N.C.–Magnolia Mews (right across from Davidson Bay n’hood)–single-family homes; an odd driveway setup here.  A little alley here.  This section of Watson St. (older homes) on the right side is lined with hydrangeas (I think).  Hobbs Hill n’hood (nice … Continue reading

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Wed 6/13/12

Charlotte, N.C.–University Place–large retail area, followed by multi-family housing; here are some detached houses.  A large pond with a fountain.  Here’s the other end of the pond, with small shops and townhomes overlooking a brick boardwalk.  Paddle boats for let; … Continue reading

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