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Dilworth Art Project, Part 2: Fundraising pays off

by Donald Devet

Dilworth Art Project, Part 2: Fundraising pays off

Picture by Donald Devet

June 18, 2012

The residents of Dilworth, Charlotte's first electric streetcar neighborhood, are commemorating the 1891 founding of the neighborhood with a public sculpture costing $30,000. Thanks to a supportive community, a variety of creative fundraising efforts paid off. From a field of 30 artists a world-renowned sculptor was chosen to create a unique piece of art made entirely from the original streetcar rails.


In "Part 1: Up & Running," the Dilworth Community Development Association kicks off this ambitious year-long project. For more information about the project, visit


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