Brooklyn Village: equity and innovation in urban revitalization

March 12, 2018 Craig Lewis

One of the largest redevelopment projects in the Carolinas, Brooklyn Village digs into the cultural roots of a community.


This $700 million mixed-use neighborhood in downtown Charlotte, North Carolina, achieves equity and diversity through its 35% minority contracting commitment, aggressive affordable housing program, three-acre urban park, and tenant spaces ready for the next wave of minority entrepreneurship. Learn more in this video presentation by Urban Places principal Craig Lewis.

This video was taken at Stantec’s Breckenridge Forum—an annual internal conference where leaders of our most innovative projects share their work and celebrate creative thinking. The Breckenridge Forum is part of Stantec’s Creativity & Innovation Program, which supports employee ideas with funding, resources, and guidance.

About the Author

Craig Lewis

Craig Lewis, AICP, LEED AP, CNU-A, is a planner and urban designer in our Urban Places team, with more than 20 years of award-winning experience implementing new urbanism and sustainability in hundreds of communities throughout the United States.

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