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Lively Pedestrian-Scale Downtown Businesses

There is a major push to bring back pedestrians and diverse, street-level activity to center city Charlotte. In the past, many businesses, large and small, flourished in the center city, creating a vibrant streetscape. Many of the businesses pictured below no longer operate in Uptown Charlotte.


The Belmont Hotel


The Colonial Hotel


Efird's Department Store


Ford Motor Company


Interstate Milling Company


Ivey's Department Store


The Queen City Hotel


Sears, Roebuck & Company


Westinghouse Corporation



This site was developed using a Macintosh Performa 6290 by Bruce Schulman for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Historic Landmarks Commission.