Uptown Condos Townhomes and Single Family Homes for Sale in Charlotte NC
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Many professionals call Uptown Charlotte NC home simply to avoid traffic to and from the suburbs. Uptown is home to private as well as public schools, giving rise to an increase in center city family living as well. Retirees also find Uptown’s cultural events and fabulous restaurants a draw for them. Many uptown residents do not even own automobiles, using the trolley system, LYNX (our light rail system) and CATS (Charlotte Area Transit System-bus) to travel to suburban destinations.
New skyscrapers with fabulous high-tech amenities continue to be erected in the heart of Charlotte’s Uptown. Many buildings are simply in the planning stages, selling units in advance to keep pace with the demand for Uptown Charlotte’s real estate.
The history of Charlotte’s Uptown began at the junction of Trade & Tryon Streets, being the center of the ‘village’ where the original Indian paths crossed and created the city’s main arteries. The 100 acres then, now 220 acres of blocks around the ‘square’ (the center of the city) were laid out in a nearly perfect grid of blocks, each being approximately 400 feet long.
Take a look into YOUR future with a view of Charlotte’s impressive Uptown skyline–be a part of our ever-changing, ever-growing home. We’d love to have you! Search Charlotte condos for sale in Uptown or tour the four wards that follow.
Neighborhoods in Uptown Charlotte NC
Charlotte Uptown’s First Ward community is an award-winning mixed income district that was recently revitalized through a $41.6 million HUD HOPE VI grant. First Ward is home to about 1,000 residents as well as the Spirit Square Arts Center, Imaginon, Charlotte Bobcats Arena, Levine Museum of
the New South, and the Mint Museum of Craft + Design. Read more about First Ward in Uptown Charlotte and view homes for sale in First Ward Uptown Charlotte.
Charlotte’s Second Ward is located in the southeast quad of center city Charlotte, bordered by Trade and Tryon Street and the I-277 highway loop. Today the Second Ward is known as “the government district”. In recent years, however, the Second Ward has undergoing a surge in exciting new residential, entertainment and commercial growth. The Second Ward in Uptown Charlotte now features several up-scale condominium residences, a new mega-entertainment district called EpiCentre, and is the home of Charlotte’s new NASCAR Hall of Fame, and a new convention center. Read more about Second Ward Uptown Charlotte community and view homes for sale in Second Ward Uptown Charlotte NC.
Charlotte’s Third Ward is the most diverse of the city’s four original quadrants. It includes a sports and entertainment area focused on Bank of America Stadium and a planned AAA baseball stadium with a 5-acre park. Residential neighborhoods are a mix of single-family homes, apartments and condominiums, with dozens of new developments planned, under construction and nearing completion.
Historic Fourth Ward is comprised of the the northwest quadrant of Charlotte’s Uptown area which was resurrected in the mid-1800s and was one of the more prosperous areas of town, providing homes to local merchants, physicians and ministers. The First Methodist, First Presbyterian, and St. Peters Episcopal Churches are all part of the Historic Fourth Ward and by the 1900’s, became nearly desolate as many residents moved to the ‘suburbs’ of Dilworth and Myers Park. Read more about Forth Ward Uptown community and view homes for sale in Forth Ward Uptown Charlotte NC.