Welcome to Uptown
Vibrant and bustling, this area is home to a lively central business district
Home to the headquarters of Bank of America, Duke Energy, and Wells Fargo, this vibrant section of Charlotte also houses countless museums, theaters, restaurants, hotels, clusters of retail, and high-density residential developments.
Employing nearly 115,000 people, Uptown plays host to nearly 20 million visitors a year, with just under 30,000 calling it their full-time home.
This central business district is broken into four wards and named for its geographic positioning. Filled with skyscrapers, upscale developments, and historic landmarks, the area is both walkable and contemporary.
What to Love
- Home to many corporate headquarters
- Thriving metropolitan area with a down-home feel
- Dazzling skyscrapers, upscale developments, and historic landmarks
People & Lifestyle
Bankers and businesspeople work alongside artists and computer techs in this busy section of Charlotte. Maintaining a young, fun atmosphere, this neighborhood is full of upscale cocktail bars and rooftop patios that are always buzzing with energy.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
Several posh dining options exist in Uptown. Local favorites include La Belle Helene, a refined brasserie serving French fare, beer, and wine in a soaring, elegant space. Rooster’s Wood-Fired Kitchen
offers farm-fresh Southern small plates with European accents. For a taste of the Mediterranean, head to Little Village Grille, featuring gyros, falafel, and other Greek comfort bites.
Uptown also features several central food hubs that have something for everyone, including 7th Street Public Market
, the Epicentre
, and Brevard Court / Latta Arcade.
Things to Do