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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.