106-year-old Davidson home relocated, salvaged for affordable housing

DAVIDSON, N.C. — Work crews in Davidson have moved a 106-year-old home to make room for a new roundabout near Roosevelt-Wilson Park.

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Instead of knocking the house down, officials salvaged it for affordable housing. It’s now relocated a few blocks away, with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Charlotte restoring the home and finding new owners through its program.

>> In the video at the top of this page, Channel 9′s Anthony Kustura looks at the timeline to get the project done.

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