‘There’s no place like Charlotte’ (and he’s glad)

On this day in 1986: New York architect Robert A.M. Stern, host of PBS’s “Pride of Place” series, tours downtown Charlotte and pronounces it “the ugliest collection of third-rate buildings in America. Charlotte has defined a type unto itself — a town that has grown very fast in a very mediocre way. There’s no place like Charlotte.”

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