Kannapolis Downtown Revitalization Project

March 2021 Update

Work continues in Kannapolis on the Downtown Revitalization Project – construction on VIDA; the parking deck and apartments mixed use development, is underway and it will open in mid March 2021. 

Phase One of the Gem Theatre Restoration Project is underway. Phase One includes the addition of handicapp accessible restrooms on the first floor and a new HVAC system. The theatre is closed until early May. 

The West Avenue Streetscape and Atrium Health Ballpark are now open. 

A number of businesses are now open on West Avenue.

Downtown Block Map - view this map which provides a snapshot of the downtown properties and their status. 



Here are two videos with City Manager Mike Legg and Cabarrus County Chair Steve Morris, describing the project:
March 22, 2018
September 5, 2019



Downtown Revitalization Timeline