CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The City of Charlotte announced two new street names on Wednesday as part of the Legacy Commission’s street renaming work.
City officials say Barringer Drive will be renamed as Revolution Park Drive effective May 23rd.
Revolution Park Drive honors the history of Revolution Park and Dr. Charles L. Sifford Golf Course and the successful struggle to desegregate these public recreational facilities, according to a news release.
Officials say Stonewall Street will be renamed as Brooklyn Village Avenue effective June 30th.
Officials say the new name honors the legacy of Brooklyn, a predominately black Charlotte neighborhood.
Effective June 30, 2022, the LYNX Stonewall Station will be renamed Brooklyn Village Station and Stonewall Street will be renamed Brooklyn Village Avenue.
The new street name honors the legacy of Brooklyn, a predominately black neighborhood located in Charlotte’s Second Ward. pic.twitter.com/yQsswEYm4M
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