Right smack between the meandering grittiness of Gaston Avenue and the struggling gentrification of Live Oak Street lies the upper-crust enclave of Swiss Avenue. It’s a lush oasis of early 20th century mansions that defies encroachment of surrounding Dollar Generals and says, loud and proud: “We’re rich, mother effers.” The real estate fairy tale inspires dreams of porte-cochères and slate roofs, and is the basis for the mother of all... More >>>