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.
Many of the beautiful Victorian homes were either destroyed or became commercial buildings and by 1970, Fourth Ward had fallen into a state of neglect. The late 20th century brought restoration to Fourth Ward which is now a thriving part of Charlotte’s Uptown.
The area, located between Trade Street to the south, 11th Street to the north, Graham Street to the west and Tryon Street to the east, is considered the residential district of Charlotte’s Uptown. History abounds at every corner in Fourth Ward and even new construction just keeps going vertical in Charlotte NC’s Uptown Fourth Ward area!
Plan a visit to the Center City and see all of the sites, watch a professional basketball or football game, dine in style at any of Charlotte’s exquisite restaurants. While visiting the city, stay in the luxurious Dunhill Hotel.
Conveniently located in Uptown Charlotte, the Dunhill Hotel is a historic landmark surrounded by the beauty and everyday activity of modern day Charlotte NC. This hotel is an ideal choice for tourists and business visitors alike, mere steps from the new Bobcat’s Arena (Time Warner Cable Arena), NC Blumenthal Center for the Performing Arts, Spirit Square, Discovery Place, Reid’s Fine Foods, Overstreet Mall and many popular museums, theatres and restaurants.
The Dunhill Hotel offers over 60 impeccably appointed rooms with unique amenities including jacuzzi whirlpool bath tubs, four poster beds, and award winning dining at the in-house Monticello Restaurant, Doeskin robes in all rooms, same-day dry cleaning service and executive communication service. The communication service includes 2-line phones, data ports, voice mail and, of course, high speed internet access in both the guest rooms and the public areas.
Don’t forget about Fourth Ward Park while you’re visiting! Settler’s Cemetary is also a history lesson in Charlotte Uptown Fourth Ward. Just across the street from the historic cemetery stands the new 34-story AVE condo complex–the new meets the old in historic Fourth Ward.
Here are three of my favorite restaurants to sample in the Center City–walking distance from the Dunhill:
· Capital Grille
Capital Grille–you’ve GOT to try their incredible steaks!
201 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
· GW Fins
The New Orleans favorite opened in Charlotte in the fall of 2007.
525 N. Tryon St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
· McNinch House Restaurant
Feast on seven courses in this Victorian setting (reservations only).
511 N. Church St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
And if you’re in the market for a unique, upscale townhome complex in Charlotte NC’s Fourth Ward, you’ll love this rare find in 701 North Church Street. One spectacular, like-new townhome has just been listed and offers every upgrade you could desire, including an extra, highly coveted, Uptown Charlotte NC parking space that is Deeded with the townhome and your own private elevator that takes you from your own garage to each level in your townhome! The views of Uptown from the fourth floor terrace are simply spectacular! Entertain friends after the Carolina Panther games in style with 4th floor terrace with fireplace, entertainment room and powder room. Then, just minutes away by foot, take your pick of some of Charlotte’s finest restaurants. You simply can’t beat Uptown living in Charlotte NC in this unique newly listed 701 North Church Street townhome!