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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