New road opens to Charlotte Center

Recently completed city street makes getting there much easier, organizers say

CHARLOTTE — It just got easier to get to Charlotte’s Lesbian & Gay Community Center. The new road connecting Graham St., Uptown Charlotte and the N.C. Music Factory is now open.

The Community Center is in the N.C. Music Factory complex, 820 Hamilton St., Suite B-11, Charlotte, NC 28206.

The Community Center is open 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays. The Community Center is available these and other times for meetings, events, socials and other events.

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Directions
From Uptown
Take Graham St. heading Northeast. Go under I-277, through the next light and turn left on Seaboard St. Follow Seaboard St. a half mile and go past the N.C. Music Factory. The road curves around to the right and becomes Hamilton St. Turn into the parking lot on the right. They’ll have the rainbow flag out beside the entrance to the Community Center, which is directly off the parking lot.

From I-77
Take the Hwy16/Brookshire Freeway/I-277 exit and stay on I-277/Brookshire Freeway East. Then take Exit 4 for Graham St. At the bottom of the ramp turn right and follow Graham St. under I-277. Go through the next light and turn left on Seaboard St. Follow Seaboard St. a half mile and go past the N.C. Music Factory. The road curves around to the right and becomes Hamilton St. Turn into the parking lot on the right. They’ll have the rainbow flag out beside the entrance to the Community Center, which is directly off the parking lot.

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From I-85
Take Hwy 16/Brookshire Freeway East exit. Get off at Exit 4 for Graham St. At the bottom of the ramp turn right onto Graham St. Go through the next light and turn left on Seaboard St. Follow Seaboard St.a half mile and go past the N.C. Music Factory. The road curves around to the right and becomes Hamilton St. Turn into the parking lot on the right. They’ll have the rainbow flag out beside the entrance to the Community Center, which is directly off the parking lot.

From I-277 North
Take exit 3C, the Church St. exit, off I-277 North. This exit merges into 12th St. Follow 12th St. to Graham St. and turn right on Graham. Get in the left lane and turn left on Seaboard St. Follow Seaboard past the N.C. Music Factory and curve around to the right. Turn into the parking lot on the right. They’ll have the rainbow flag out beside the entrance to the Community Center, which is directly off the parking lot.

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