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1950 - Arthur Grier Builds Grier Heights

Arthur Grier, right, at the Exclesior Club
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Modern Era Begins 1946-1959

Arthur Grier builds Grier Heights:

  • In the 1940s and 1950s, Charlotte businessman and funeral home owner Arthur Grier becomes a developer and builds more than 100 homes off Monroe Road.
  • This part of Charlotte is called Grier Heights. 
  • Photo shows Arthur Grier, right, at the Excelsior Club