Corvian Cardinals 5K

Come out and join your Corvian Cardinals for an exciting run in our community! This is a run/walk so whether it is your first 5K or you are trying to set that PR, this is the race for you! The Corvian Cardinals 5K is officially timed, so make sure you wear the race bib you will be given on the front of your shirt as the timing device will be attached to the back of the bib. You can view the “Timing/Awards” tab for more information on award categories. Proceeds from this event will benefit the children of Corvian Community School. Corvian is a North Carolina Public Charter School that believes in educating the whole child and providing each child with an excellent public education. Corvian strives to develop a community by nurturing relationships with its children, parents, and the community that surrounds...
Business Journal honors University City ‘Heavy Hitters’

Business Journal honors University City ‘Heavy Hitters’

Two University City development projects and a pioneering architect for University Place have received the Charlotte Business Journal’s Heavy Hitters Commercial Real Estate Awards: Blu at Northline apartments, Corvian Community School’s high school and architect David Furman. The awards were announced on Nov. 1 at the business publication’s fifth annual event honoring commercial real-estate projects completed in the past year in the Charlotte region.   Blu at Northline Blu at Northline, the apartment community on North Tryon Street beside the I-85 entrance, won in the apartment development category for leading a development boom in this part of University City. The 377-unit apartment community was the first transit-oriented development along the 9.3-mile Blue Line Extension between uptown and UNC Charlotte, the Business Journal noted. MORE   Corvian Community School – High School Corvian Community School won in the Public/Civic/Community category for creating a building “for the next generation.” The 70,000-square-foot high school has many notable features besides classrooms, the Business Journal noted. These include innovation labs for robotics, a yoga and dance studio, a black-box theater and other learning and collaborative spaces. MORE   David Furman Architect David Furman received the Pillar Award for three decades of working helping to transform the landscape of center city Charlotte. At the start of his career, Furman designed three components of University Place: Lakeshore Village condominiums, Walden Court apartments and the original Countryside Montessori School. The Business Journal honored Furman for being “a pioneer and leader in creative, cool and funky real estate projects — primarily in the residential space but more recently in commercial and mixed-use deals in South End and uptown...