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Growing With 'Infill'


Last updated 1/6/2021 at 4:14pm

When the North Carolina General Assembly basically nullified involuntary annexation, cities were forced to grow within their own boundaries. The only choices have been to build taller structures, renovate unusued spaces or fill in the open spaces.

The latter mode, commonly referred to as “infill,” has been the tool most implemented in Brevard. From 1918-2020, there were 57 new homes built in Brevard on these vacant spaces. Examples of these infill areas can be found on South Rice Street and along West Main Street.

A drawback of some infill projects is that homes are built so closely t...

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