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Walking Tour of Greensboro’s Modernist Downtown

International Civil Rights Center and Museum 134 South Elm Street, Greensboro, NC, United States

As Greensboro grew to become the second largest city in North Carolina by 1970, the city gained affluence through income from textiles, cigarettes, electronics, banking, and insurance. Wealth and prosperity led to corporate confidence which translated into progressive designs that drew from global conversations on architecture. For the decades between 1930 and 1980, Greensboro was recognized…