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Reverter dispute involving Charlotte parkland, parking deck settles (access required)

Memorial will honor family that donated park for use by white people

A suit brought by Eli Baxter Springs IV and the Historic Elizabeth Neighborhood Foundation against Central Piedmont Community College, the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County over land two former Charlotte mayors donated to the city in 1904 to be used as a park for white people has settled. As a part of the settlement, CPCC will erect a monument recognizing the gift of the land to the city by the two former mayors - Eli B. Springs and Dr. R.J. Brevard - and Brevard's wife, Mary. The case settled on Feb. 24, according to court documents Lawyers Weekly obtained.

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