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2 minutes ago, KJHburg said:

Happy birthday WFAE and here is shot from 40 years ago and I remember this Charlotte pre BACC.  Early 1980s. From the Twitter account this morning. 

Notice the Charlotte O building, Carolina Trade Mart, the Civic Center with the pyramids

What's the oddball little 10-ish story building about halfway between 400 S Tryon and the Observer?

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1 minute ago, tozmervo said:

What's the oddball little 10-ish story building about halfway between 400 S Tryon and the Observer?

that is the side view  of the ugly Duke Energy building the grey concrete one that soon will be for sale on S Church. 

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2 minutes ago, KJHburg said:

that is the side view  of the ugly Duke Energy building the grey concrete one that soon will be for sale on S Church. 

Oh, was the other wing (with the neon sculpture) added later? I'm having trouble making the visual connection between that photo and the current building.

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Just now, tozmervo said:

Oh, was the other wing (with the neon sculpture) added later? I'm having trouble making the visual connection between that photo and the current building.

yes I think that is what happened making an L.  That building is so ugly I try not to look at it closely.  

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On 6/29/2021 at 8:30 AM, KJHburg said:

Happy birthday WFAE and here is shot from 40 years ago and I remember this Charlotte pre BACC.  Early 1980s. From the Twitter account this morning. 

Notice the Charlotte O building, Carolina Trade Mart, the Civic Center with the pyramids

 

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My first memory of the Charlotte skyline is driving Independence after being at whats now Park Expo. I can vividly remember the BOCC probably up to at least 40 floors. I was in awe. Great picture btw!

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5 hours ago, KJHburg said:

^^^ Wow wearing a costume like that on a hot day WHEW but it is hot inside of it! 

In my earlier days I donned a Chuck E Cheese costume once while working there and that was enough for a lifetime.  it stunk! 

 I looked like this LOL

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Shoot KJ my bad it was from a couple years ago and I stumbled upon it today. Should have prefaced with that, but a monkey walking down the street ha:)

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