Historic Charlotte in Springtime

Charlotte, North Carolina, has been known as the “Queen City of the South” for decades, but the dowager metropolis is at her best during the explosion of color in the spring.

Charlotte Myers Park Mansion

The mansions of Myers Park offer the best combination of architecture and landscaping in this historic Colonial town.

Charlotte Myers Park dogwood

Charlotte Myers Park Maple

Charlotte Myers Park Brick

Charlotte Myers Park Moravian

Charlotte Myers Park tulips

Charlotte Myers Park Pink Dogwood

Charlotte Myers Park cottage

Charlotte Fourth Ward Victorian
The northwest quadrant of Uptown Charlotte is known as the Fourth Ward. Many preserved and restored 19th century Victorian and vernacular houses sit on the narrow, tree lined streets.

Charlotte Fourth Ward American House

Charlotte Fourth Ward Dogwood

Charlotte Fourth Ward Townhouses
Colorful town homes face many of the divided streets.

Covenant Presby

Covenant Presbyterian Church makes the perfect place to step inside and rest, with walls of stained glass, and three pipe organs.

Charlotte Tryon Street Garden

Nestled among the towering skyscrapers along Tryon Street are gardens and shopping areas. Known as “Uptown”, this is a walking city of many historic churches and newly added museums and galleries.

Carolina Foundation Gallery

Charlotte Fourth Ward APartment

Charlotte Myers Park White Dogwood

5 thoughts on “Historic Charlotte in Springtime

  1. What a fun time you must have had. So much awesome color everywhere on top of the beautiful architecture of the homes and buildings. One day I hope to visit there myself. I’ll “hire” you as my tour guide. 🙂

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